Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP)

The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) was signed into law on July 31, 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom.

The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention is a $650 million one-time block grant that provides local jurisdictions with funds to support regional coordination and expand or develop local capacity to address their immediate homelessness challenges.

Allocations will be given to the following:

  • The 44 Continuums of Care (CoCs) (will share 190 million)
  • The 13 large cities, or cities that are also counties, with populations of 300,000 or more, as of January 1, 2019, according to data published on the Department of Finance’s internet website ( will share 275 million)
  • 58 counties (will share 175 million)

HHAP Application

HHAP Application Toolkit

HHAP Resources