Key initiatives to combat homelessness in the Commonwealth in FY13 and beyond.
Reform Policy Overview
On Sunday, July 8, 2012, Governor Deval Patrick signed the Fiscal Year 2013 budget. The budget includes several key reforms and investments in the Commonwealth's effort to end homelessness.
Effective Regulations and Guidance
Effective Tuesday, September 18, 2012 and scheduled to be final on November 23, 2012 following a 60 day public comment period.
Emergency Assistance Regulation (current) 760 CMR 67.00 file size 1MB - posted 12/7/2012
Public Hearing Notice - Emergency Assistance Regulations - posted 10/1/2012
Expanded Housing Resources
Governor Patrick and the Legislature made significant investments in homelessness prevention and housing programs to help families exit shelter or avoid shelter in the first place.