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City leaders lauded the opening in September of Eula Hotel in the Mission. The 25 units are designed to serve as supportive housing for formerly homeless young adults aged 18–24, and will be run by Casa Esperanza . . . In other homeless-to-homed news, the city received $73.3 million in California’s Homekey Awards to support the purchase of two properties that would together add 250 homes for homeless people. Mayor Breed said this brings to 800 the number of homes for the homeless that the state has helped San Francisco secure . . . Gov. Gavin Newsom signed CARE Court into law, providing mental health assistance “upstream,” before conservatorships come into play, and increasing the number of people who can refer individuals suffering from psychotic issues. The bill had been passed in the state Senate and Assembly with broad bipartisan support.

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