The 2023-24 California state budget includes $1 million in FY 2023-24 and ongoing funding of $18.8 million starting in FY 2025-26, championed Assemblymember Phil Ting and Senator María Elena Durazo to reduce homelessness and housing instability among foster youth, age 18-21 who are placed in the Supervised Independent Living Placement (SILP).

Starting in FY 2025-26, this funding will increase the monthly payment youth in SILPs receive, based on the cost of housing in the county where the youth lives. This fact sheet provides information about this budget investment and accompanying policy changes.