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S.F. No. 1311 - Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance
 
Author: Senator Bill Weber
 
Prepared By: Greg Knopff, Senate Analyst (651/296-9399)
 
Date: March 2, 2017



 

Section 1 [Low-income housing; housing trust fund] adds projects to secure stable housing for families with pre-K through grade 12 children as eligible for low-income housing loans or grants from the housing trust fund.

Section 2 [School stability project] expands eligibility for the school stability projects at the Housing Finance Agency to include families with pre-K through grade 12 children, including those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This section also:

  • removes the development of permanent supportive or transitional housing as part of school stability project;
  • expands eligibility that includes housing support and case management services;
  • removes the use of the grants for acquisition, rehabilitation, or construction of housing;
  • provides preference for school stability projects that secure stable housing for families with pre-K through grade 12 children; and
  • removes the requirement that school stability projects must have advisory committees.

Section 3 [Appropriations] appropriates unspecified amounts for school stability project grants and low-income housing grants to secure stable housing for families with pre-K through grade 12 children.

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