Riverside County receives $29.5M to combat homelessness

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County received an award of $29.5 million in state funding to create 147 units of permanent supportive housing for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness who are homeless, chronically homeless or at-risk of homelessness, County officials announced Monday, Sept. 26.The supportive housing units will be embedded within four newly built affordable apartment communities in the cities of Wildomar, Coachella and Riverside. These communities will be developed by Palm Communities, Abode Communities and NPHS Inc. with construction scheduled to begin in 2024. Residents of the supportive housing units will receive supportive services including mental health care, substance use disorder support and physical health care and referrals to additional resources.
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