California - AB1406
Homeless Youth Housing Program.
February 17, 2017
This bill would establish the Homeless Youth Advocacy and Housing Program to be administered by the department to award grants to up to 10 local continuums of care, as defined, that demonstrate the ability to contract with service provider capable of providing housing assistance and supportive services to homeless youth with the goal of transitioning youth towards self-sufficiency, and would require grantees to use funds to establish or expand programs that provide specified housing assistance and supportive services to homeless youth, as defined, under 25 years of age. The bill would continuously appropriate $15,000,000 annually from the General Fund to the Department of Housing and Community Development for the purpose of awarding grants under the program.