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Federal Funding for Affordable Housing, Including for Youth
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Federal Policy Brief | August 12, 2009
Files: PDF | 141 KB | 2 pages
This short fact provides information on how much the federal government appropriated on fiscal year (FY) 2009 on special population affordable housing, rental assistance programs, public housing, and youth housing. Specifically, it provides specific FY 2009 figures for various programs under the following groupings:
Based on this data, the brief concludes that of the $44 billion spent on special population affordable housing programs, rental assistance (Sec. 8) programs, public housing, and youth housing each year, less than one‐half of one percent ($68.3 million) is dedicated to homeless youth housing opportunities.
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