Proposition 2

Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness

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Would amend the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) to fund "No Place Like Home" Program, which finances housing for individuals with mental illness. This proposition would ratify existing law establishing the "No Place Like Home" Program, which finances permanent housing for individuals with mental illness who are homeless or at risk for chronic homelessness, as being consistent with the Mental Health Services Act approved by the electorate. Proposition 2 is a legislative statute.

Fiscal Impact: Would allow the state to use up to $140 million per year of county mental health funds to repay up to $2 billion in bonds. These bonds would fund housing for those with mental illness who are homeless.

Semi-official results:

Yes: 2,463,581 (59.7%)

No: 1,665,681 (40.3%)

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