State Funding Resources for Ending Homelessness

Line Items for Individuals: ($46 million)

  • Homeless Individuals Assistance (7004-0102) — $44,835,000
    • Adjusted for inflation, aid is down 8.6 percent since 2001
  • Home and Healthy for Good (7004-0104) — $2,000,000 (through MHSA)

Line Items for Families: ($200 million)

  • Emergency Assistance (7004-0101) — $155,133,948
  • HomeBASE (7004-0108) –$31,943,664
  • Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (7004-9316) — $13,000,000                           homelessness-graph

Portions of the following line items are also available to homeless families and individuals:

  • Subsidies to public housing authorities (7004-9005) — $64,500,000
  • Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (7004-9024) — $86,531,597
  • Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (4403-2000) — $191,215,716
  • Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled and Children (4408-1000) — $79,170,972