The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) program was signed into law on July 31, 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom and is being administered by the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC).
HHAP is a $650 million one-time block grant that provides local jurisdictions with funds to support regional coordination and expand or develop local capacity to address their immediate homelessness challenges.
Allocations across the state will be given to the following:
The Sacramento region is expected to receive the following HHAP allocation:
The Sacramento Continuum of Care, in partnership with the City and County are currently undertaking a community input process to determine the funding and prioritization of activities with HHAP funding. The HHAP application is due to the state February 15, 2020, with the final application due by March 2020.
Community Meeting #1 was held in conjunction with a regular CoC Board meeting on December 11, 2019. Please click the link for the PowerPoint Presentation from the meeting.
Prior to the December 11, 2019 community meeting, an online survey was sent out to stakeholders to gather initial thoughts and comments. In addition to the information presented in the PowerPoint, the following are all the survey comments received.
Survey Comments received prior to December 11, 2019
Community Meeting #2 will be held in January 2020 to further discuss and gather input from the community on funding priorities.
The CoC Board will be reviewing and approving funding recommendations in February 2020 prior to the application due date.
Please check back here for updates on meeting dates and additional information.