Newsom Awards $50 Million to Local Governments to Address Homeless Encampments

On Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the award of $50 million in grants to 19 local governments throughout the state to provide shelter or housing for more than 1,400 individuals currently experiencing homelessness in encampments.

Among awardees announced this week include Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, Orange, and Marin counties. The Newsom Administration additionally announced the state is on course to clear 1,000 homeless encampments statewide by the end of 2022.

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