Enacting a Federal Budget at FY16 levels could cause a steep shortfall in HUD funding, limiting critical housing assistance to the lowest incomes families.
Congressman Chris Smith
On September 28, with two days before the deadline, Congress avoided a government shutdown by passing a short-term continuing resolution at FY 2016 levels.
Mental health reform is a key component of ending homelessness for the disproportionate number of people who have mental health or substance use disorders.
Congressman Chris Smith’s legislative director, Mr. Valentine, congratulated those attending on such a successful event. “This is a huge turnout in July.”