San Joaquin County Local News: Homelessness


All Local Homelessness News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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12/27/2023
The year rang in with rains so heavy that Stockton flooded, and ended with state approval of a Delta Tunnel that may deplete our region’s water. In between was a year as remarkable for what didn’t happen as what did.

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12/25/2023
María Vela’s family has lived in East L.A. nearly 30 years, but new owners of her duplex asked her family to vacate by Christmas. Most evictions are due to nonpayment of rent, but owner move-ins also cause family displacement.

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12/22/2023
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For the second year, the state is sending out affordable housing subsidy cash in a single, holiday blast.

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12/22/2023
In an effort to deter unsightly vehicles from being left in front of businesses, the city will begin requiring overnight parking permits along North Sacramento Street.

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12/21/2023
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California is trying to make its Medi-Cal payment system more efficient, but there may be some collateral damage.

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12/19/2023
Federal funding for domestic violence shelters and housing programs is declining. Advocates want the state to step in, but with a record projected deficit new spending is unlikely.

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12/15/2023
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The homeless problem in King City, Monterey County, is being affected by a developer's financial issues.

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12/15/2023
All but two California counties are delaying their implementation of a new law that makes it easier for a court to place someone in involuntary confinement if they can’t care for their own medical needs or personal safety.

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12/14/2023
Sacramento County’s second tiny home village, or Safe Stay Community, is set to welcome unhoused residents to South Sacramento starting next week.

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12/14/2023
Federal judge David O. Carter has declined to dismiss a lawsuit that could force the Veterans Administration to house veterans experiencing homelessness in the Los Angeles area. Carter’s 41-page ruling could pave the way for a trial in mid-2024.

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12/11/2023
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Federally taxpayer-subsidized low-income housing is exempt from California's cap on rent increases.

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12/11/2023
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Updated data for 2022 and 2023 shows that California’s homeless population is only getting larger.

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12/11/2023
Advocates for Sacramento’s unhoused community, along with mayoral candidate Flojaune Cofer, condemned County District Attorney Thien Ho for what they described as his unfair attacks on the city and its unhoused residents.

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12/10/2023
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The COVID-era dive into European-style social democracy helped a lot of people—but now that’s all over.

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12/10/2023
Organizers of Sacramento County’s next Point-In-Time Count say they need at least 500 volunteers to help survey the region’s homeless population in January. Survey results are used to determine state and federal funding for homeless services.

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12/08/2023
Creating the committee was one of nine recommendations put forward by Health Care Services Agency Director Greg Diederich and United Way of San Joaquin County President/CEO Kristen Birtwhistle at the board’s Nov. 28 meeting.

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12/06/2023
Sacramento County District Attorney Thien Ho is adding environmental violations to his lawsuit against the city of Sacramento over what he calls its failure to act regarding the homelessness crisis.

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12/04/2023
Image for display with article titled 70,000 California Households at Risk of Eviction as State Drags Feet on COVID Rent Relief Applications

State program has run so low on money that applications have been delayed for two years or more.

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12/03/2023
San Diego-area nonprofits and faith organizations struggle to provide for tens of thousands of migrants border agents have released on San Diego streets.

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12/02/2023
An attempt by the San Joaquin County Health Care Services Agency to form a Housing and Homelessness Services Division was shut down—at least for now—by members of the county’s Board of Supervisors.
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