Spotlight on Legislation

SB-234 Highlights 

Transition Aged Youth Housing Program

  • would establish the Transition Aged Youth Housing Program for the purpose of creating housing for transition aged youth under 26 years of age

  • would require the council to award grants, in the form of forgivable deferred loans, to local government agencies and nonprofit corporations to defray costs of eligible activities

  • would require the council to develop a program criteria for evaluating applications and require the council to award grants to applicants that best meet the criteria

  • would create the Transition Aged Youth Housing Fund within the State Treasury and would continuously appropriate all moneys in the fund to the council for purposes of the program

AB-369 Highlights 

Medi-Cal services: persons experiencing homelessness

  • would require the department to implement a program of presumptive eligibility for persons experiencing homelessness, under which a person would receive full-scope Medi-Cal benefits without a share of cost

  • would require the department to authorize an enrolled Medi-Cal provider to issue a temporary Medi-Cal benefits identification card to a person experiencing homelessness

  • would prohibit the department from requiring a person experiencing homelessness to present a valid California driver’s license or identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles to receive Medi-Cal services if the provider verifies the person’s eligibility

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Set for Hearing

April 13     AB-546 - Dependent children: documents: housing

                 

April 15     AB-68 - Department of Housing and Community Development: housing

                                appeals committee: housing development and financing.

                  AB-215 - Housing element 

                  AB-258 - Emergency shelters and transitional housing: Emergency

                                  Housing and Assistance Program: pets

                  AB-362 - Homeless shelters: safety regulations.

                  AB-787 - Planning and zoning: housing element: converted affordable

                                 housing units

                                  

                  AB-977 - Homelessness prevention programs: Homeless Management

                                 Information System

                  AB-1000 - Fair employment and housing protections: background check

                                    service providers: housing status

                  AB-1056 - Infrastructure financing: industrialized housing.

                  AB-1304 - Affirmatively further fair housing: housing element: inventory

                                   of land

                  AB-1398 - Planning and zoning: housing element: rezoning of sites:

                                    prohousing local policies

                  AB-1575 - Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council: needs

                                    analysis

                  SB-234 - Transition Aged Youth Housing Program.

                  SB-678 - Unaccompanied Women Experiencing Homelessness Act of

                                    2021

April 19      AB-71 - Homelessness funding: Bring California Home Act

April 20      AB-369 - Medi-Cal services: persons experiencing homelessness

                   AB-695 - Elder and dependent adults

                   SB-591 - Senior citizens: intergenerational housing developments.

April 21      AB-592 - Foster youth: transitional housing.

                   AB-941 - Farmworker assistance: resource centers

April 27      AB-827Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council 

April 29      AB-816 - State and local agencies: homelessness plan

                   AB-950 - Department of Transportation: sales of excess real property:

                                  affordable housing

                   AB-1090 - Legislative Task Force on the California Master Plan on

                                     Homeownership.

                   AB-1135 - State of California Housing Allocation Act

                   AB-1220 - Homelessness: Office to End Homelessness

                   AB-1584 - Housing omnibus

                   SB-8 - Housing Crisis Act of 2019.

                   SB-234 - Transition Aged Youth Housing Program

                   SB-728 - Density Bonus Law: purchase of density bonus units by

                                nonprofit housing organizations

Central Sierra Continuum of Care - CA-526

  • Amador County – ATCAA  (209)- 223-1485  x 243

  • Calaveras County- Sierra HOPE (209)-736-6792

  • Tuolumne County – ATCAA  (209)-533-1397 x 238

  • Mariposa County – Health and Human Services (209) 966-2000

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