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Federal Policy Update:  2011 Capitol Hill Day Priorities Capitol Hill Day Materials: www.endhomelessness.org/2011HillDay
Today’s Agenda  <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Policy Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Capitol Hill Day Logis...
<ul><li>Federal Policy Environment </li></ul>
Hill Day Logistics  <ul><li>Thank you State Captains for organizing Hill Day! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Swaroop Vitta, ( [...
Hill Day Logistics <ul><li>Check in at the Advocacy Information Table (across from Registration) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fin...
Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Reflects critical issues being considered AS WE SPEAK </li></ul><ul><li>Issues we c...
Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Several policies are moving forward </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritizing issues for each ...
Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Deciding on an issue: </li></ul><ul><li>Is your Senator or Representative on a comm...
Capitol Hill Day Timing <ul><li>House HUD Appropriations Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 14 Mark-Up </li></ul></ul...
Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Provide $2.4 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento programs in FY 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Lates...
Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Senate T-HUD and House T-HUD  BEFORE  bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide $2.4 b...
Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Homelessness is solvable </li></ul><ul><li>Local/nationa...
Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Renew all existing Section 8 vouchers, and provide: </li></ul><ul><li>$75 million for ne...
Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Latest Update: </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2011 budget included $50 million for new HUD-VASH, n...
Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Senate T-HUD and House T-HUD  BEFORE  bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renew existin...
Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable housing resources are important to our commu...
Appropriations: SAMHSA <ul><li>Provide $100 million for SAMHSA Homeless Services programs in FY 2012, including $12 millio...
Appropriations: SAMHSA <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for Housing + Services </l...
Appropriations: RHYA Programs <ul><li>Provide $135 million in FY 2012 for RHYA programs, $14 million above the Administrat...
Appropriations: RHYA Programs  <ul><li>Latest Update </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2011 budget included $116 million (flat funding)...
Appropriations: RHYA <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost-Ef...
Capitol Hill Day Materials: www.endhomelessness.org/2011HillDay For more information, contact: Amanda Krusemark Swaroop Vi...
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  1. 1. Federal Policy Update: 2011 Capitol Hill Day Priorities Capitol Hill Day Materials: www.endhomelessness.org/2011HillDay
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Policy Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Capitol Hill Day Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda and Timing </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriations: Update, Talking Points, Action Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAMHSA Homeless Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runaway and Homeless Youth Act </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Federal Policy Environment </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hill Day Logistics <ul><li>Thank you State Captains for organizing Hill Day! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Swaroop Vitta, ( [email_address] / 202-942-8259) for info about participating in Congressional visits. </li></ul><ul><li>Conference “Advocacy Track” Agenda can be found on the Capitol Hill Day Info Page – www.endhomelessness.org/2011HillDay </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hill Day Logistics <ul><li>Check in at the Advocacy Information Table (across from Registration) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out when your state’s prep session is scheduled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get your Capitol Hill Day packet and materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seated by state Wednesday afternoon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meeting for all State Captain – 8:00 am Thursday </li></ul>
  6. 6. Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Reflects critical issues being considered AS WE SPEAK </li></ul><ul><li>Issues we can impact at the time of the conference </li></ul><ul><li>Issues you have been working on for several months </li></ul>
  7. 7. Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Several policies are moving forward </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritizing issues for each meeting is CRITICAL </li></ul><ul><li>Less issues = more progress </li></ul>
  8. 8. Capitol Hill Day Policy Agenda <ul><li>Deciding on an issue: </li></ul><ul><li>Is your Senator or Representative on a committee considering one of these policies? </li></ul><ul><li>What have they supported in the past? </li></ul><ul><li>We can help you find this info! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Capitol Hill Day Timing <ul><li>House HUD Appropriations Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 14 Mark-Up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>House HHS Appropriations Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 26 Mark-Up </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Provide $2.4 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento programs in FY 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Latest Update: </li></ul><ul><li>Final FY 2011 Level: $1.901 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Administration proposed $2.372 billion for FY 2012 (25% increase) </li></ul><ul><li>House T-HUD Subcommittee to “mark up” its bill Thursday, July 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Senate T-HUD Subcommittee still drafting its bill </li></ul>
  11. 11. Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Senate T-HUD and House T-HUD BEFORE bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide $2.4 billion in FY 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>House T-HUD AFTER bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All other Senators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask T-HUD Chair/RM to provide $2.4 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All other Representatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with appropriators to provide $2.4 billion </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Appropriations: McKinney <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Homelessness is solvable </li></ul><ul><li>Local/national need </li></ul><ul><li>Bipartisan Support </li></ul><ul><li>These programs work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HEARTH Act increased focus even further on proven models. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Permanent Supportive Housing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Impact </li></ul>
  13. 13. Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Renew all existing Section 8 vouchers, and provide: </li></ul><ul><li>$75 million for new HUD-VASH vouchers </li></ul><ul><li>$57 million for the Housing and Services for Homeless Persons Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Demonstration? 7,500 vouchers ($57 m) </li></ul><ul><li>Chronically Homeless Individuals – Voucher, Medicaid, SAMHSA ($12 m) </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless and At-Risk Families – Voucher, TANF, Department of Education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Latest Update: </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2011 budget included $50 million for new HUD-VASH, no $ for demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Administration proposed $75 million for HUD-VASH, $57 million for demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>House T-HUD Subcommittee to “mark up” its bill Thursday, July 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Senate T-HUD Subcommittee still drafting its bill </li></ul>
  15. 15. Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Senate T-HUD and House T-HUD BEFORE bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renew existing vouchers in FY 2012; provide $75 m for HUD-VASH and $57 m for demonstration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>House T-HUD AFTER bill released: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All other Senators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask T-HUD Chair/RM to … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All other Representatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with appropriators to … </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Appropriations: Section 8 <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable housing resources are important to our community. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost-Effectiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Housing plus services helps end homelessness for veterans, chronically homeless individuals, and homeless and at-risk families. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Appropriations: SAMHSA <ul><li>Provide $100 million for SAMHSA Homeless Services programs in FY 2012, including $12 million for Housing and Services for Homeless Persons Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Latest Update </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2011 budget included approximately $75 million </li></ul><ul><li>Administration proposed $89 million </li></ul><ul><li>House and Senate HHS Subcommittees drafting bills </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Ask </li></ul><ul><li>HHS Appropriations Subcommittee members: provide $100 million, including $12 million for the demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>All other Members of Congress: Ask Chair/RM of HHS Subcommittee to provide $100 million </li></ul>
  18. 18. Appropriations: SAMHSA <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for Housing + Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost-Effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Need for Services Dollars </li></ul><ul><li>HUD/HHS Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Interagency Collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Appropriations: RHYA Programs <ul><li>Provide $135 million in FY 2012 for RHYA programs, $14 million above the Administration’s request. The increase should include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$3 million for homeless youth incidence study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$11 million for the Transitional Living Program to stabilize youth in housing while they work to finish high school </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Appropriations: RHYA Programs <ul><li>Latest Update </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2011 budget included $116 million (flat funding) </li></ul><ul><li>Administration requested $121 million, including $5 million for a demonstration on sexual exploitation </li></ul><ul><li>House and Senate HHS Subcommittees drafting bills </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Ask </li></ul><ul><li>HHS Appropriations Subcommittee members: provide $135 million, including $3 million for an incidence study and $11 million for TLPs </li></ul><ul><li>All other Members of Congress: Ask Chair/RM of HHS Subcommittee to provide $135 million, including $3 million for an incidence study and $11 million for TLPs </li></ul>
  21. 21. Appropriations: RHYA <ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost-Efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stable Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for More Data </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Capitol Hill Day Materials: www.endhomelessness.org/2011HillDay For more information, contact: Amanda Krusemark Swaroop Vitta [email_address] [email_address] 202-942-8256 202-942-8259
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