LAHSA Survey on Proposed Plan to Allocate New State Funding

LAHSA Survey on Proposed Plan to Allocate New State Funding

Dear Community Partner,
 
The State of California will be making a $500 million one-time allocation to address homelessness, with funding flowing to cities and Continuums of Care across the state later this fall. The Los Angeles Continuum of Care (LA CoC) expects to receive approximately $80 million in new funding to expand and enhance our work to combat homelessness.
 
The LA CoC is seeking input from service and housing providers, persons with lived experience of homelessness, and other partners on a draft expenditure plan for this new one-time state funding. In addition to community meetings throughout the LA CoC, LAHSA is seeking input on the proposed plan through an online survey.
***To access the online survey, please click here and follow the instructions. If you have not attended an LA CoC community meeting, we encourage you to take 10 minutes before taking the survey to review the presentation on the draft expenditure plan.***
LAHSA is grateful for your time and input on the draft expenditure plan as we continue to refine our shared vision for ending homelessness. The survey will remain open until COB on August 30th. Please feel free to forward this link to other concerned stakeholders and encourage them to share their input. We will release a memo summarizing the input from the public meetings around the LA CoC as well as the survey results in early September. The final expenditure plan will be submitted to the LAHSA Commission for final approval at the end of September.
 
About the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA):  The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is a joint powers authority of the city and county of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the problems of homelessness in Los Angeles County. LAHSA is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and coordinates and manages over $300 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.
 
 
If you or someone you know between ages 16-24 are currently homeless,
please read below information reagrding the 
Youth Coordinated Entry System.
If you can benefit from any of these resources,
then take a look at "The Next Step Tool" used to help
youth get connected to a housing resource.
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