TODAY: In Los Angeles County, Governor Newsom to Sign Legislation Furthering State’s Efforts to Tackle Homelessness Crisis and Expand Behavioral Health Housing

LOS ANGELES COUNTY – In Los Angeles County today, Governor Gavin Newsom will sign a package of legislation that supports the state’s work to expand mental health services and behavioral health housing as part of a comprehensive approach tackling the homelessness crisis.

The legislation complements the Governor’s $22 billion housing affordability and homelessness package, which will create over 84,000 new housing units and exits from homelessness and includes the biggest expansion in decades for clinically enhanced behavioral health housing.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at approx. 2:45 p.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: @CAgovernor Twitter page, California Governor Facebook page and California Governor YouTube page.

This press conference is also available to TV stations on the TVu Grid as “CALOES_SOC” and on the LiveU Matrix under “CA-Governors-Office.”

**NOTE: The visit is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSVP to with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering.