This issue of insights includes the following:

• Data and studies on California’s housing insecure families, and
how housing challenges factor into their trajectory of child welfare
involvement both at the front end with family maintenance
interventions and removal decisions, as well as case planning
for reunification.

• Examples of policies and programs that offer important learnings to
improve outcomes for families with housing insecurity.

• Opportunities and recommendations to address the challenges of
housing insecurity with the goal of improving outcomes for California’s
children and families.