Increase Funding for Housing Programs
March 12th Deadline to Sign Letter
Now that the President’s budget has been released, Congressional appropriators will start to craft their FY15 bills. The first step is to divide the total spending amount for the fiscal year among the twelve appropriations subcommittees, resulting in what is called the 302(b) allocations.
However, even before it gets its…
Attempts to Maintain
Increase Rental Housing Resources
On March 4, 2014, President Barak Obama sent his fiscal year 2015 (FY15) budget request to Congress. The request includes strong funding for some rental housing programs, despite the tight spending caps set by Congress.
The President’s budget request includes $1 billion in mandatory funding for the National Housing Trust Fund(NHTF), which the…
Budget Shouldn’t Be Declared Dead on Arrival
The Obama administration released its complete fiscal year (FY) 2015 Budget Proposal, which includes approximately $2.4 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, representing a proposed $300 million increase in funding for homeless assistance.
This proposal for increasing HUD’s…
$10 million for Services in Supportive Housing
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access And Recovery Resources for COCs
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced that it will award $10 million for services in supportive housing to local governments, nonprofits, and other groups demonstrating capacity to house homeless veterans and chronically homeless individuals.
Learn about Planning and Funding
Youth Homeless System and Much More!
The National Alliance to End Homelessness (the Alliance) has posted presentation materials from its 2014 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness workshops on its website.
The materials cover a wide range of issues from the Conference, from planning and funding a youth homelessness system, to retooling…
Expanding the Implementation
of this Critical Intervention
Mercer County’s $370,000 Makes an Impact
How have these funds been used?
In Mercer County, they have competitively contracted for $370,000 of Homeless Trust Fund Dollars with contracts starting on November 1,…
They Need Employment and Supportive
Housing in Addition to Treatment
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a 2013 Behavioral Health Barometer for New Jersey. This first edition of the report is a snapshot of behavioral health for our state.
The report examines:
- Youth Substance Abuse,
- Youth Mental Health and Treatment,
- Mental Health and Treatment,
Dr. Brenner of Camden Recommends
Partnering and Prioritizing Frequent Users
In his testimony prepared for the New Jersey Interagency Council on Homelessness, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner makes the case for government cooperation to more widely implement the Housing First model in New Jersey.
The Interagency Council on Homelessness hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at from 1 – 4 PM at the NJ…
Helping Homeless Youth at the Federal Level
This 2-day event will focus on the urgent and unique needs of homeless youth in America and the federal response that is needed. With our nation’s capital as a backdrop, NN4Y invites members of congress to come speak…