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Expand homeless services

The Promise:

"Expand social services, healthcare (including mental health), bridge housing, and permanent supportive housing" for the homeless.

Update: Gavin Newsom promised to expand homeless services. How is he doing?

Appoint State Homelessness Secretary

The Promise:

"Appoint a State Homelessness Secretary to oversee an Interagency Council on Homelessness – because we need statewide leadership laser-focused on this problem."

Update: A promise stalled: Eight months in, Gov. Gavin Newsom has yet to hire a homelessness czar

Rapidly expand housing

The Promise:

"Lead the effort to develop 3.5 million new housing units we need by 2025."

Update: Has Gavin Newsom made progress on his pledge to boost California’s housing supply?