4.8 Federal Budget Cuts: What’s Happening and What We Can Do

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Conference Presentation | February 22, 2013

Files: Federal Budget Cuts: What’s Happening and What We Can Do by Liz Schott (PDF | 1.67 MB | 14 slides) FY 2013 Appropriations Scenarios by Steve Berg (PDF | 146 KB | 8 slides)

The Budget Control Act, passed in August 2011, dramatically changed the way the federal government will spend money for the next eight years. In recent months, the debate around federal spending has continued, and will continue, with the outcome of these conversations hugely impacting funding for homeless assistance programs. Presenters will cover what’s happening and how it will affect your programs as well as what you can do to impact these decisions.

  • Steve Berg, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC
  • Liz Schott, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Seattle, WA
  • Kate Seif, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC (Moderator)
  • Andrew Sperling, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Arlington, VA