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In The News

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8/17/2020 - KCRA-3 Sacramento

Sacramento's $62 Million Plan to Reduce Homelessness

8/13/2020 - East Bay Times

Santa Clara County Unveils Bold Plan to End Homelessness

8/09/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Suzi Kochems Takes On Role of Chico Homeless Solutions Coordinator

7/23/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County Emergency Homeless Shelter Village Officially Moves Forward in Chico

7/13/2020 - ABC-10 Sacramento

Sacramento to Fund Tiny Homes for Self-Governing Homeless Sites

6/18/2020 - Los Angeles Times

Under Pressure, LA Agrees to Provide 6000 New Beds to Clear Homeless Camps Under Freeways

6/17/2020 - Reasons To Be Cheerful

Seattle's Tiny Houses Keep the Virus Out

5/26/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record
Despite Coronavirus, Some Find New Homes
5/12/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Let's Look At What's Already Working With Tiny Homes - Guest Commentary by CHAT Board Member Charles Withuhn

4/07/2020 - Western Center on Law and Poverty

California Courts Issue Emergency Rules Halting Almost All Evictions in California

4/03/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Meet Joy Amaro, Chico 's New Homeless Solutions Coordinator During the Coronavirus Pandemic

3/17/2020 - San Francisco Chronicle

Coronoavirus and Homelessness: SF wants to house people in schools, churches

3/03/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico State Researchers Reveal Reality of Student Homelessness

2/27/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

New Affordable Housing Solutions Needed Quickly in Chico

2/22/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Free ADU Designs Available in Chico By Summer

2/18/2020 - The Stranger

Seattle City Council Votes to Allow Forty Transitional Encampments

2/13/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Homeless Seniors Find Little Help Available

1/29/2020 -

Finland Ends Homelessness and Provides Shelter For All Who Need A Roof For Everyone

1/14/2020 - San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Briefing: A Roof For Everyone - By Constitutional Amendment

1/13/2020 - Sacramento Bee

Newsom Homeless Task Force Wants CA To Require Cities To Meet Aggressive Housing Goals​

1/08/2020 -

Newsom Makes Homelessness His First 2020 Priority

1/04/2020 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Community Gathers to Highlight Work of Local Organizations at Respectful Revolution Party

1/02/2020 - Chico News and Review

Chico Vice Mayor Alex Brown: Resolving to do Better on Homelessness

12/14/2019 - KOMO News

Tacoma's First Tiny Home Village for Homeless To Open Next Week

12/05/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

The Complicated Process of Handling the Death of a Homeless Person

12/05/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

California To Send Millions of Dollars to Cities to Combat Homelessness

11/29/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Woman Found Dead Off The Esplanade Bike Trail

11/28/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Rural Homelessness Faces Unique Challenges in Chico

11/26/2019 - The California Aggie

Sacramento Considers Building Tiny House Village For Homeless

December 2019 - Harper's Magazine

Gimme Shelter: The High Cost of Living in the Bay Area

11/13/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Letter to the Editor: Simplicity Village Deserves a Chance

11/11/2019 - People Magazine

Vet Offers Tiny Homes to Female Vets Who Struggle To Get Back on Their Feet

11/08/2019 -

Tiny Homes, Big Heart: Houses for Camp Fire, Kincade Victims

11/06/2019 -

How California Became America's Housing Market Nightmare

10/24/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Fifty Percent of Respondents in New Poll of Chico Residents Say Chico is on the Wrong Track, Most Cited Issue is Homelessness & Poverty

10/17/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Letter To The Editor from CHAT Supporter: Trying to Lighten the Rent Burden

10/12/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

League of Women Voters of Butte County Hosts Community Forum on Rental Housing

10/10/2019 - Chico News & Review

CN&R's Best of Chico: CHAT Named "Best Cause to Support"

10/07/2019 -

Denver City Council Passes Zoning Change to Allow For More Tiny-House Villages for the Unhoused

10/03/2019 - Chico News & Review

Conversation Starter: Councilmember Scott Huber's Day-Long Housing Conference Focuses On Affordable Housing

9/24/2019 - Chico Enterprise-Record

City Votes to Move Ahead with Tiny Home Village in Special Meeting

9/18/2019 - Now This News

Video: French Designer Creates Tiny Lightweight Igloos for Unhoused Folks

9/01/2019 - People Magazine

Oregon Woman Turns School Buses Into Tiny Homes for Homeless

8/11/2019 - Chico News and Review

Guest Commentary from City Councilmember Scott Huber: A Plan to Address Homelessness in Chico

8/29/2019 - Chico News and Review

Supervisors Vote to Adopt Program To Take on Homelessness: Cheers as Butte County Takes Over Continuum of Care

8/02/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

Section 8 Voucher Holders Can't Find Housing Post Camp Fire

8/01/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Planning Commission Rejects Appeal of Simplicity Village, Allowing Village Plans to Go Forward

7/26/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

Tiny Home Gives Small Glimpse Of Big Project

7/22/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

Church Makes Donation Towards Tiny Home Village

7/18/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County Snapshot of Homelessness Shows Increase from Camp Fire

7/17/2019, Butte County Continuum of Care

Point In Time count and survey of the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population, conducted on March 28, 2019 (PDF)

7/15/2019, Chico Enterprise-Record

CHAT Member Receives Check for Tiny House

7/11/2019, Chico News & Review

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