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Budget Summary FY2014

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70040102 - Homeless Individuals Assistance
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013

Account Description FY2013
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 $25; provided further, that the department of housing and community development may allocate funds to other agencies for this program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for costs associated with the homeless management information system; provided further, that programs that currently provide shelter may renegotiate how to use such program's shelter fund, with the agreement of the department and the host municipality, to provide alternative services proven to be effective, including housing first models, transitional housing and diversion away from shelters; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the River House shelter in the city of Beverly; and provided further, that the department shall, to the extent feasible, undertake a competitive re-procurement process of individual homeless programs funded through this item
40,495,722 40,450,335