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Can Newsom Build On Pandemic Lessons To End Homelessness?

From the lobby of a former extended-stay motel in San Diego, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced what he called a historic proposal to end a California crisis by converting thousands more hotel rooms into housing for people who are homeless.

…But solving homelessness is not possible without addressing housing affordability, which is pushing thousands of Californians onto the street each year. According to estimates by the California Housing Partnership, California faces a shortfall of 1.3 million affordable rental homes.