LD 1146 LR 1669(01)
An Act To Ensure the Provision of Housing Navigation Services to Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCreight of Harpswell
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $529,422 $217,198 $220,638 $224,022
General Fund $529,422 $217,198 $220,638 $224,022
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will require General Fund appropriations of  $94,346 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $97,198 in fiscal year 2020-21 for one Comprehensive Health Planner II position to be the housing navigator for the DHHS. The DHHS has indicated the need for an additional $435,076 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $120,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 for technology upgrades required to create a website application with a searchable directory, provider capablity to submit up-to-date housing resource information and the ability to submit questions and requests for information.