Califorina secures nearly 7,000 hotel rooms for homeless during coronavirus pandemic

Califorina secures nearly 7,000 hotel rooms for homeless during coronavirus pandemic

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Caifornia has secured nearly 7,000 hotel and motel rooms to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday.The governor hopes to bring that number to 15,000 in the near future, he said during a media briefing in Sacramento. And FEMA will reimburse 75% of the cost of the hotel program, which is intended to house homeless residents who are infected or are medically vulnerable.“This has been a point of real concern for all of us for a number of months,” Newsom said. “A top priority since the COVID crisis began to manifest.”Newsom’s announ...


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