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Budget Summary FY2011

70040102 - Homeless Individuals Assistance
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

Account Description FY2010
7004-0102 Homeless Individuals Assistance
For the homelessness program to assist individuals who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, including assistance to organizations which provide shelter, transitional housing and services that help individuals avoid entry into shelter or successfully exit shelter; provided, that no organization providing services to the homeless shall receive less than an average per bed/per night rate of $12.92; provided further, that the department may allocate funds to other agencies for the purposes of this program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for costs associated with the homeless management information system; provided further, that the department shall, in consultation with the interagency council on housing and homelessness and 3 agencies funded under this item in fiscal year 2010 that provide services in eastern, central and western Massachusetts, respectively, conduct a study and develop recommendations to standardize shelter contract rates across each of said geographic regions to effectively combat the differences in operating requirements across the commonwealth; provided further, that the report shall be provided to the secretary of administration and finance and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than September 30, 2010; and provided further, that programs that currently provide shelter may renegotiate how they will use their shelter fund, with the agreement of the department and the host cities or towns, to provide alternative services that have proven to be effective including housing first models, transitional housing and diversion away from shelters
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