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No one should be discriminated against because of their race, color, creed, or housing status. But discrimination against unhoused people has led to public policies and practices that increasingly harm—rather than support—marginalized members of our communities, making it harder to end homelessness. By recognizing housing status as a protected class, we can provide unhoused people critical protection from discrimination.

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Everyone Deserves
Equal Rights.

Discrimination has intensified as public policies and practices  throughout California increasingly discriminate against  people based on being houseless. People are targeted with harassment, citations, segregation, confinement, and banishment from public and private spaces because they do not have access to affordable housing.

By changing California’s anti-discrimination laws to recognize housing status as a protected class, state and local governments can prioritize building affordable housing and providing services that our communities need.

Inadequate housing and more policing do not repair harm. Shelters do not end homelessness. You cannot claim to end homelessness by forcing people to go to shelters. Instead, you are just moving people out of sight to satisfy business interests.

Downtown Women’s Action Coalition

As the crisis—which is an affordable-housing crisis—gets worse and worse, visible houselessness is rising. Local governments have become increasingly sophisticated in finding ways to discriminate against and persecute unhoused people.

Eve Garrow, ACLU SOCAL

No State shall…deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

No one should be discriminated against because of their race, color, creed, or housing status.

Legal protections for unhoused people are no different than protections against discrimination based on race, gender, disability, and sexual orientation.

You can help stop discrimination against our unhoused neighbors by supporting our fight to expand California’s anti-discrimination law.

Support State Legislation that advances real solutions to ending homelessness.


AB 920 would add “housing status” to the list of protected categories in California’s anti-discrimination law, making it explicitly unlawful to discriminate against someone because they are unhoused.

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