AB 1056 (Atkins)

Housing assistance: formerly incarcerated tenants.



Would authorize a housing authority, defined to include an entity created pursuant to the Housing Authorities Law or a housing-related entity created by a county, to develop a housing supports program, as defined. The bill would require a housing supports program to provide rental assistance for a specified period to persons who are formerly incarcerated, provide rapid rehousing services, and conduct an individual needs assessment for each prospective tenant to determine the level of services provided and length of assistance. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws.

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