California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday, March 10, the state is awarding the City of Alameda $12.3 million in Project Homekey Round 2 grant funding.
The City of Alameda reported on Feb. 10 it has applied for a Project Homekey Round 2 grant to receive funding to build an interim housing development for the city’s unhoused community. The city requested $12.4 million, according to reports.
The population of people experiencing homelessness in the City of Alameda increased by more than 14% since 2019, according to a preview of the Alameda County “Point in Time” (PIT) count report released Monday, May 16.
We got the money! Last month I reported that Alameda applied for a $12.3 million Homekey grant from California’s Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Good news: Our application was successful!