COUNTY TO JOIN GROUP PURSUING HOMEKEY FUNDS, COMMITS $11M FOR DEVELOPMENT
Chair Nathan Fletcher, and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a measure to enter into a joint agreement with the San Diego Housing Commission, PATH Ventures and the City of San Diego to apply for approximately $12 million of State of California Homekey funding to develop 40 permanent supportive housing units in the City of San Diego, to be located in the El Cerrito community.
“The County’s collaborating with our partners to tackle homelessness and build more affordable housing than any other time in its history,” said Chair Fletcher. “This new Homekey development opportunity is an important piece of our broader vision to tackle some of the region’s most pressing challenges.”
The County is committing $11 million as part of the agreement for the construction of the 40 units, operations and services.