Policy Brief: The Impact of American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Homeless Services

Posted on Oct 26, 2022 in News

The State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provided critical stopgap funding to Hawaii’s local governments. Some State Fiscal Recovery Funds were used to support or expand existing services and programs during the 2021-2023 biennium. This policy brief outlines the impact of State Fiscal Recovery Funds on homeless services and recommends strategies to ensure sustained funding for these safety net programs.

To read the full brief, visit: https://homelessness.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Policy-Brief-ARPA.pdf