A future in which doctors prescribe housing as a treatment for chronic homelessness may be difficult for some to imagine. But as more communities — and healthcare providers — embrace a multifaceted approach to addressing homelessness, that scenario may not seem so far-fetched.

Yuli is a 30-year-old single mother with a seven year old son. After a turbulent childhood and adolescence, she experienced homelessness for nearly a decade.

Jana Rinaldi is a landlord in Santa Cruz County. She shared what it’s like working with Housing Matters as a landlord and why she now prioritizes Housing Matters participants as her tenants. She hopes this perspective will encourage other landlords to consider renting to families and individuals experiencing homelessness.

Housing Matters Board President Cecilia Espinola shares her perspective on the past fiscal year in our 2021 Annual Report: It has been a year of

Living without a home is a traumatic experience and returning back to housing takes support of all different kinds. There can be fear, shame and