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Nevada County aims to end veteran homelessness by Veteran’s Day 2021

Nevada County is proud to announce participation in Built for Zero, a national initiative of more than 80 communities working to measurably end homelessness, one population at a time. Being added to the “last mile” cohort indicates that the community is close to measurably ending veteran homelessness, a milestone known as functional zero. Functional zero for […]

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Nevada County & Hospitality House Open Overflow Emergency Shelters Monday Evening Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD and WET weather with the potential of LOW SNOW through Wednesday morning. Considering the weather prediction, Hospitality House and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for these two nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Considering COVID-19 sheltering protocols, and in conjunction with Public Health Department directives, County staff […]

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Nevada County & Hospitality House Open Overflow Emergency Shelters Tuesday Evening Through Thursday Morning

March 9, 2021 – The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD and WET weather with the potential of LOW SNOW starting Tuesday night through Thursday morning. Considering the weather prediction, Hospitality House and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for these two nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Considering COVID-19 sheltering protocols, and in conjunction […]

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Nevada County awarded $1.1 million in CDBG funding to reduce food insecurity and more

December 7, 2020 – Nevada County Housing and Community Services has been awarded $1,129,500 based on the submission of their 2019/2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application.  While funding is not expected to be received until early Spring of 2021, these funds will serve to reduce food insecurity through the County’s partnership with Interfaith Food […]

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$25.8 million in tax credit financing awarded to Nevada City’s Cashin’s Field housing project

November 18, 2020 – Today, the City of Nevada City learned the California State Treasurer’s Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) awarded $25.8 million in Federal Nine Percent (9%) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (yielding approximately $22.4 million in investor equity) to the Cashin’s Field housing project located at the corner or Ridge Road and Zion Street […]

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Brunswick Commons Housing Project is Awarded $12 Million Dollars in Tax Credit Financing

June 22, 2020 – Nevada County learned the California State Treasurer’s Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) awarded $12,185,210 in Federal Nine Percent (9%) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to the Brunswick Commons housing project. The project is a collaboration between the developers Regional Housing Authority and The Pacific Companies, and the supportive service providers Hospitality House […]

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Nevada County will increase COVID-19 testing with new community testing sites

April 30, 2020 – Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state, Nevada County will soon launch a test site in Grass Valley. Another site in neighboring Placer County in the North Tahoe area will also be able to serve nearby Nevada County residents in the […]

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Nevada County Efforts to Reach Individuals Experiencing Homelessness during COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020 – Nevada County is partnering closely with the City of Grass Valley, Nevada City, Town of Truckee, and community partners to reach individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. These people may not have the same access to hygiene or the ability to self-isolate if they are symptomatic or highly vulnerable to […]

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Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues New Stay-at-Home Order for Nevada County to Clarify Local Questions

April 15, 2020 – Nevada County Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler has issued a new Order that clarifies and complements the statewide Stay-at-Home Order in order to address local questions and issues. This Order is in effect until rescinded. “Although it is somewhat reassuring that we’ve witnessed a slowing of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases in […]

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Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Self Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. April 7, 2020 – Today, April 7, 2020, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect vulnerable individuals and to help prevent the local healthcare system from being overwhelmed, the Nevada County Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has issued two new separate, but related orders: The first order […]

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Sierra Roots and Salvation Army shelters will stay open today and tomorrow, March 17th-18th, due to ongoing cold and wet weather

March 17, 2020 – The National Weather Service prediction for significantly cold and wet weather has extended into Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Considering the weather prediction extension, Sierra Roots, Salvation Army, and the County of Nevada are continuing to activate the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for the next two nights- Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17th […]

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Salvation Army shelter will stay open Monday March 16th, due to ongoing cold and wet weather

March 16, 2020 – The National Weather Service predicts for significantly COLD and WET weather have extended into Tuesday. Considering the weather prediction extension, Salvation Army, and the County of Nevada are continuing to activate the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for a third night- Monday, March 16th. The Salvation Army Shelter will open at 5:30 […]

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Sierra Roots Weather Shelter will open Sunday and Monday, March 15-16th, due to cold and wet weather

March 15, 2020 – The National Weather Service is predicting significantly COLD and WET weather continuing Sunday and Monday nights in the Nevada City/Grass Valley area. Considering the weather predictions, Sierra Roots, and the County of Nevada are activating the Weather Shelter Protocol for the nights of Sunday and Monday, March 15th and 16th. The […]

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Nevada County and cities unveil Homeless Plan and Fact Sheet for COVID-19

March 14, 2020 – This Plan follows the guidance provided by the local, State and Federal government (see section 8) as pertains to COVID-19 and Homelessness. As that guidance changes and the situation evolves, the plan will be updated as resources allow. It is important to note that current data suggests that 80% of people […]

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Salvation Army Shelter Will Open Saturday and Sunday, March 14th and 15th, due to COLD and WET Weather

March 13, 2020 – The National Weather Service is predicting significantly COLD and WET weather Saturday and Sunday nights in the Grass Valley area. Considering the weather predictions, Salvation Army, and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for the nights of Saturday and Sunday, March 14th and 15th. The Salvation […]

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Sierra Roots Weather Shelter for Homeless Residents Will Open Sunday and Monday, February 2nd and 3rd, due to Cold Weather

The National Weather Service is predicting significantly cold LOW temperatures Sunday and Monday nights in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area. Considering the weather predictions, Sierra Roots, City of Nevada City, and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for the nights of Sunday and Monday, February 2nd and 3rd. […]

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Nevada County Point-In-Time Homeless Count on Wednesday, January 29th

January 27, 2020 – The Nevada County Point In Time (PIT) homeless count will take place on Wednesday, January 29th. The annual count is coordinated by the Nevada County Regional Continuum of Care, The Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras, and the County’s Health and Human Services Agency. This year’s PIT count will focus on […]

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Nevada County: Sierra Roots and Salvation Army Weather Shelters for Homeless Residents Will Stay Open a Third Night due to LOW SNOW Weather

January 16, 2020 – Given the low snow levels, substantial accumulations, and cold temperatures in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area Sierra Roots, Salvation Army, the City of Nevada City, and the County of Nevada will continue their partnership by extending the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for a third night on Friday January 17th. […]

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