LD 1422 LR 723(02)
An Act to End Homelessness and Assist Students Who Are Homeless by Establishing a Housing Voucher Program and Providing Site-based Housing Services
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0
General Fund $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes one-time General Fund appropriations of $2,000,000 in fiscal years 2023-24 and 2024-25 only to a newly established Housing Subsidy Program for Homeless Students within the Maine State Housing Authority (MSHA) to provide housing subsidies to homeless students in elementary and secondary school.
Additional costs to the Department of Education and to the Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate with MSHA in the development of the rental subsidy program can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.