With Help from SHRA and Project Homekey, Downtown Sacramento Motel Transforms into Permanent Homeless Housing


From CapRadio:

A former Best Western motel has reopened in downtown Sacramento after being converted into permanent homeless housing, offering nearly 100 residents the chance at a fresh start. 

Sacramento Central Studios at H and 12th streets is the city’s third motel-conversion project funded by the state’s Homekey initiative and the first downtown. The others are in South Sacramento and Natomas, while Sacramento County recently approved two similar projects. 

$75M awarded for Los Angeles-area Project Homekey developments (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)


From Urbanize:

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced more than $154 million in funding for new interim and supportive housing across the state through the third round of Project Homekey. Of that total, Los Angeles County is poised to see roughly $37.2 million, going toward the a trio of projects in Exposition Park, Hollywood, and Lancaster.

43-unit housing project for homeless youth coming to San Jose (Santa Clara County Housing Authority)


From The Mercury News:

Construction is underway on a supportive housing project in San Jose to provide stable homes for more than three dozen young adults who are homeless or leaving the foster care system across the South Bay.

The former Pavilion Inn, at 1280 N. Fourth St., will be converted to 43 studio and one-bedroom apartments. It’s set to open by next summer. The site will offer residents wraparound services, including mental health care and job counseling.

Cambridge Housing Authority Strengthens Partnership with The Home for Little Wanderers, Securing Somerville Village Property


From the Cambridge Housing Authority's press release:

The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) is delighted to announce the fortification of its collaboration with The Home for Little Wanderers (The Home) through the acquisition of The Home’s Somerville Village property in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Lucas Metropolitan Housing kicks off demolition of abandoned Park Hotel for planned affordable housing for young adults


From WTOL 11 News Toledo:

New life for an old hotel began Wednesday with the demolition of a blighted historic south Toledo property.

Lucas Metropolitan Housing began the demolition of the old Park Hotel on Wednesday morning at 201 Knapp Street.

San Diego Housing Commission Celebrates Grand Opening of 64 New Affordable Rental Apartments for Families Experiencing Homelessness


From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:

Families that experienced homelessness, like Emily and her children, are now at home in apartments at the newly constructed development Milejo Village in San Ysidro, built in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).

Sacramento leaders agree on creating hundreds of affordable units for the unhoused (Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency)


From CBS 13 Sacramento:

Sacramento city and county leaders may be one step closer to navigating the homelessness crisis. An affordable housing plan meant to get people off the streets will create 2,000 units during a five-year plan.

On Tuesday, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors and Sacramento City Council approved a joint agreement. The city and county will need to finalize an affordable housing plan within 180 days of the agreement going into effect.

8 senior citizens get new apartments in Jersey City's effort to provide more benefits (Jersey City HA)


From CBS New York:

Some senior citizens in New Jersey who were once homeless will be sleeping in new homes tonight.

It's part of an effort to get more benefits to people.

There is no place like home. That's especially true for someone who knows what it's like to be without one.

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