Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

1599-1004 - Commission to End Homelessness Recommendations Reserve

Account Description FY2008
House 2
1599-1004 Commission to End Homelessness Recommendations Reserve
For a reserve to support the implementation of the recommendations of the special commission to end homelessness in the commonwealth under chapter 2 of the resolves of 2006, as amended by chapter 1 of the resolves of 2007; provided, that this implementation shall be developed in collaboration with the interagency council to end homelessness, as established in Executive Order 492; provided further, that the funding made available in this item shall support the first phase of the implementation of a comprehensive plan to end homelessness in the commonwealth; provided further, that funding provided in this item shall be in addition to $1,750,000 in funding from the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency; provided further, that the funding shall be made available for all purposes recommended by the commission, including but not limited to, rental assistance, emergency assistance, and the development of assessment tools that will provide the necessary means to identify and serve homeless populations and those at-risk of homelessness; and provided further, that prior to the expenditure of funds from this item the secretary of administration and finance shall approve a spending plan to be submitted by the director of the department of housing and community development identifying the proposed current year expenditures by program and the annualized value of these expenditures in a format proscribed by the secretary
0 8,250,000

Established appropriation to fund new initiative.


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