In a letter by Heidi Strunk, President and CEO, MHAC outlines why changes to the law is not a solution to the issue of individuals obtaining necessary services from their community and why access to supports and services is the real problem at hand.
Legislative Analyst's Office Presents California's Homelessness Challenges in Context
While homelessness is a complex problem with many causes, the high cost of housing is a significant contributor. Rising housing costs that have exceeded growth in wages, particularly for low-income households, put Californians at risk of housing instability and homelessness. Californians Spend More on Housing Than Rest of Nation.