Implement the Sandy Special Needs Housing Fund (SSNHF) using the guidelines for the Special Needs Housing Trust Fund (SNHTF);
Use not only the first round of funding but both of the next two phases to build an effective pipeline of projects;
Commit to identifying a permanent funding source to fully replenish the SNHTF;
Provide 20% of the returned vouchers to housing developers to be used to make units affordable in existing or new developments;
Provide funding for a special allocation of State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) vouchers for the supportive housing units;
Provide services for the supportive housing units that will be developed by the SSNHF; and
Commit to provide long-term funding for supportive services.
The Continuums of Care (CoC) who signed on to the comments added the additional comment: Any state level application process for the distribution of SSNHF funds should include the approval/notification of the local CoC.