Listen: Assemblymember Kevin McCarty announces City and County of Sacramento will receive an estimated $48.6 million to address homelessness and expand emergency housing. Timely allocation under the approved state budget will help the City of Sacramento implement the local Measure O and help bring people off of the streets.
Assemblymember McCarty (D-Sacramento) announces that the final 2023- 24 state budget includes an estimated $48.6 million for the City of Sacramento and Sacramento County to help fund emergency shelters and services for the homeless, and legislative intent to fund future rounds. This round of funding includes enhanced accountability of the Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) Grant Program, including Regional Homeless Action Plans, which will for the first time require a regional approach to homeless that will be memorialized in Memorandum of Understandings between the city, county and Continuum of Cares (CoCs). This approach builds on AB 1086, legislation McCarty introduced a few weeks ago to form the Sacramento County Partnership on Homelessness – a Joint P