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Federal Homelessness Appropriations
|Each year, Congress passes a budget, allocating funds to federal programs, including housing and homelessness programs. This page explains where Congress is in the process and includes funding levels for key programs.|
The President released his fiscal year (FY) 2015 Budget Proposal on Tuesday, March 4. Since the Murray-Ryan Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 set the topline spending levels, or 302(a) allocations, for both FY 2014 and FY 2015, Congress will soon work to determine 302(b) funding levels for each of the twelve House and Senate appropriations subcommittees to work within to fund programs under their jurisdictions. Then, the subcommittees will begin to draft their FY 2015 appropriations bills.
The FY 2015 Discretionary Homelessness Budget Chart represents various funding levels (FY 2014 enacted, and proposed by the President for FY 2015). Please note that blank spaces indicate that this information is not yet available. Programs marked with a + represent new programs proposed in the President's Budget Proposal.