2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Whipple
Co-Patron(s): Ticer
Arlington MHMRSAS Supported Housing Program

Item 312 #22s

Item 312 #22s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2007 $0 FY2008 $6,600,000 GF

Page 345, line 20, strike "$277,367,145" and insert "$283,967,145".
Page 350, after line 32, insert:
"FF.  Out of this appropriation, $6,600,000 from the general fund the second year shall be provided to develop supportive housing units for persons with serious mental illness, mental retardation and substance use disorders in Arlington County."

(This amendment provides funding for Arlington County to develop supporting housing units for persons with disabilities. Arlington County has a housing program to provide affordable scattered site permanent housing for persons with serious mental illness, mental retardation, substance use disorders, and physical disabilities. Funding would be used to help purchase units at $50,000 per unit for 132 individuals with the most critical needs such as, those at risk of homelessness and/or institutionalization. Arlington County would match the funding to provide the housing units).