HHSD Budget On July 28, 2010, City Manager Marc Ott outlined the proposed budget for the 2011 Fiscal Year, which maintains core services and includes additional funding for a number of key initiatives. The budget for the Health and Human Services Department includes $100,000 for the Homeless Services Continuum to address the support services needed for prevention, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing. NHCD Budget
In FY 2010-11, the City Council approved $7.2 million in General Obligation (G.O.) Bond funding for the creation and retention of affordable rental housing, of which $1.775 million was allocated to fund permanent supportive housing. Of those proposed, the following applicants have identified serving PSH sub-populations in the City’s Strategy presented to Council on September 30, 2010.
Foundation Communities, Arbor Terrace (Suburban Lodge SRO), 25 PSH units
Green Doors, Treaty Oaks Apartments, 25 PSH units
Summit Housing Partners, Marshall Apartments, 20 PSH units
FY2011-12 applications for funding opened on October 1, 2011 and will be awarded during the first quarter of 2012. NHCD has also created a staff position dedicated to supporting the Permanent Supportive Housing initiative.