State Housing Trust Fund (Support)

State Housing Trust Fund (Support)

HB 191 (Shaw) specifies that monies deposited in the State Housing Trust Fund and the Local Government Housing Trust Fund may not be transferred or used for any other purpose. The bill also allows for the continuation of transfers of these trust fund monies to the following programs: 

•Affordable Housing Catalyst Program: provides specialized technical support to local governments and community-based organizations to implement the HOME Investment Partnership Program, State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program and other affordable housing programs.

•Training and Technical Assistance Program: provides community-based organizations, staff of state and local governments, and designated lead agencies of homeless assistance continuums of care with the necessary training and technical assistance to meet the needs of homeless persons, very-low-income persons, low-income persons and moderate-income persons for standard, affordable housing.

•State Office on Homelessness/Council on Homelessness: provides programs that assist persons who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. (Branch)