California Taps Health Care Money to Pay for Homeless Services

By Guy Marzorati, KQED News/The California Report

Standing in his new apartment, on the top of a two-level building in Oakland, Daniel Yapo admits his journey from homelessness to housing took a lot of help.

Yapo spent years bouncing between temporary homes and jail, even spending time living on a roof in nearby Hayward. Service providers helped him find a place of his own, navigate treatment for mental illness and handle the tasks that come with independent living. 

Read the complete story at KQED News/The California Report.