CalWORKs Grants Fall Short as Rents Continue to Rise
The proposed 2016-17 budget does not make any new investments in CalWORKs, leaving the maximum monthly grant for a family of three $19 lower than it was in 2006. Yet monthly rents for low-cost housing – housing priced at the 25th percentile – have steadily increased over the past decade, widening the gap between rents and cash assistance.
The Expiration of Proposition 30’s Tax Increases Would Leave a Permanent Gap in State Revenues
This fact sheet discusses the impact if Prop. 30’s PIT rate increases expire and shows the resulting state revenue gap.
Cost of Rent and Food Highlights Inadequacy of SSI/SSP Grants for Seniors and People With Disabilities in California
SSI/SSP grants fall short in allowing access to afford housing, food, and other basic costs of living.