Gavin Newsom hasn’t appointed a homelessness czar. The Legislature might force his hand

Jan. 7—If Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn’t appoint a homelessness secretary, the Legislature might force his hand.

Assemblywoman Luz Rivas on Monday introduced a bill to create an Office to End Homelessness run by a cabinet secretary for housing insecurity and homelessness who would report to the governor.