On April 18th, RCRC Chair, Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez, attended a virtual press conference held by Governor Gavin Newsom, announcing the award of approximately $192 million in new state funds to help transition people from experiencing homelessness to housing. The funds are part of the state’s Encampment Resolution Fund grants and will support 20 projects in 17 California communities.

Among the jurisdictions receiving funds are: 

  • The city of Chico (in Butte County) will receive $2.7 million 

  • The city of Los Banos (in Merced County) will receive $11.8 million   

  • The Humboldt County Continuum of Care will receive $3.4 million  

  • Monterey County will receive an award of $11.1 million  

  • Nevada County will receive $2.5 million  

  • Santa Barbara County will receive $7.9 million   

  • The Tehama County Continuum of Care will receive $14.1 million 

The full list of recipients is available here