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Shelter and Safety Among People Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Finding a safe place to sleep is frequently the most significant hardship facing people experiencing homelessness. Most people experiencing homelessness are unsheltered, with 2020 point-in-time (PIT) data showing that 161,548 people were…
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An Uneven Housing Safety Net: Disparities in the Disbursement of Emergency Rental Assistance and the Role of Local Institutional Capacity

The federal government allocated more than $46 billion to states and localities to assist renters who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources are playing a critical role in helping stabilize…
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The Landscape of Middle-Income Housing Affordability in California

A new paper The Landscape of Middle-Income Housing Affordability in California explores the rising housing cost burdens facing middle-income households. The paper identifies policy opportunities for state and local governments to encourage…
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Future of Housing and Community Development Report: Possible Scenarios and Policy Alternatives for California 100

The Terner Center, in partnership with cityLAB UCLA and the UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, has released new work looking at the past and future of housing policy in California,…
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California’s Homekey Program: Unlocking Housing Opportunities for People Experiencing Homelessness

A new report explores lessons from the first round of funding for California’s Homekey initiative, an innovative program to address homelessness by dramatically increasing funding for permanent supportive housing. Authored by our…
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After a Big 2021, Will California Deliver More Housing Wins in 2022? A Preview

Now that the deadline to introduce new bills for the second year of California’s two-year legislative session has passed, Policy Associate Muhammad Alameldin and Policy Director David Garcia have written an overview of the key housing-related issues the…
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