Strong Words From Mayor Steinberg

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is calling for an enforceable statewide “right to shelter” mandate that would require communities to have enough shelter space or other housing to accommodate their homeless populations, a strategy modeled after a decades-long program in New York City.

The “right to shelter” mandate will pool millions of dollars for housing and establish a legal requirement requiring that a homeless individual or family accept housing when available.

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