2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Permanent Supportive Housing

Item 315 #7s

Item 315 #7s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2017 $2,142,900 FY2018 $2,142,900 GF

Page 282, line 4, strike "$377,140,261" and insert "$379,283,161".
Page 282, line 4, strike "$365,130,854" and insert "$367,273,754".

Page 284, line 50, after "appropriation,", strike "$2,127,600" and insert "$4,270,500".

Page 284, line 50, after "first year and", strike "$2,127,600" and insert "$4,270,500".

Page 284, line 53, after "illness.", insert:

"The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall report annually by October 1, the number of individuals being served through Permanent Supportive Housing, how the funds are allocated by organization, the average rental subsidy, and outcome-based data to determine effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations, incarceration or homelessness."


(This amendment adds $2.1 million the first year and $2.1 million the second year from the general fund to increase support for permanent supportive housing and provide support 150 additional individuals. Permanent supportive housing provides rental assistance and in-home clinical services and support staff to assist individuals with mental illness in maintaining stability in the community. The goal of the program is to assist in keeping individuals with mental illness out of jail, hospitals and prevents homelessness. A reporting requirement is also included.)