Presentation on theme: "Florida Council for Community Mental Health"— Presentation transcript:
1Florida Council for Community Mental Health December 8, 2011
2Boley Centers, Inc.Since 1970, Boley Centers has been providing treatment, rehabilitation, housing and employment services for persons in recovery.Boley Centers’ mission is to enrich the lives of people in recovery by providing the highest quality treatment, rehabilitation, employment and housing services
3Historical Perspective Boley was founded in 1970 as a 20-bed halfway house for men.In 1979, Pinellas County (primarily Boley) was chosen as one of three sites in the State to develop a “deinstitutionalization project.”As a result, Boley expanded from 31 to 200 beds.In 1984, Boley purchased its first residential facility.By 1994, all residential facilities had been converted from rental to agency-owned.
4Historical Perspective In 1988, Boley received its first (of 10) HUD McKinney Act Homeless Grants.Also in 1988, Boley opened its first HUD 811 funded project - Bessie Boley and Ruth Mosher Apartments. Ten more followed, Two more are pending construction, and one was just awarded.Then in 1992, Boley initiated a Supported Housing Program.
5Historical Perspective In 1999, Boley received 75 HUD Section 8 tenant-based rent subsidy vouchers, an award of $1,724,780, for people with disabilities. We now manage 409 housing vouchers with annual budget of over $3,000,000In 2000, Boley was awarded and started a Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Team, a $1million+ program.
6Boley Centers’ Core Services Supported HousingFlorida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)Residential ServicesLife Enhancement Activity Program (LEAP)Outpatient Medical ServicesEmployment ServicesYoung Adult Services
17128 Place Apartments Year Opened – 2004 Current Contract End Date – Annual HUD ContractType of Housing – PermanentBeds – 18Homeless Beds - 4Purchase Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$161,500, Federal Home Loan Bank/Synovus Bank (2017)Rehab/Construction Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$1,146,800, HUD (2044)$62,000, City of St. Petersburg (2023)$5,986, Boley Centers (N/A)Annual HUD - $65,016Annual Local Match/Funder$19,505, Resident Rents17
18The Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act Creates a new Project Rental Assistance (PRA) authorityAdministered through the Florida Housing Finance CorporationNo more than 25% of units in a developmentMust have a disability and be at or below 30% AMIMust work with DCF and AHCA to ensure services are available to the tenant
19Boley Centers Homeless Projects COC and Non-COC Transitional Housing – 20 bedsPermanent Supported Housing – 285 bedsShelter Plus Care - 78 vouchersTenant Based Rental Assistance – 25 vouchers
20Permanent Housing Locations (Homeless) Permanent, supported housing for individuals who are homeless and have a mental illness.Marconi BuildingParkside ApartmentsKenwood ApartmentsButterfly ApartmentsGrove Street ApartmentsSouth Safe HavenMid-County Safe HavenGrove Park VillageBroadwater Place IIBurlington GardensTwin IITwin III
21Twin Brooks II Apartments Beds – 12Purchase Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$164,286, St. Petersburg HOME (12/31/2049)Rehab/Construction Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$294,663, St. Petersburg HOME (12/31/20490$123,742, HUD COC 91/31/20320$352,318, PAL/Boley Centers (N/A)Total - $770,723Annual HUD - $85,723Annual Local Match/Funder$22,500, Pinellas County$21,600, Resident Rents21
22Twin Brooks III Apartments Beds – 16Purchase Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$219,047, St. Petersburg HOME (12/31/2049)Rehab/Construction Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$392,883, St. Petersburg HOME (12/31/2049)$469,757, PAL/Boley Centers (N/A)Annual HUD - $107,688Annual Local Match/Funder$40,619, Pinellas County$28,800, Resident Rents22
23HUD Priorities for the 2011 COC Permanent Housing Bonus To serve homeless and disabled individuals and/or families, and/or chronically homeless individualsWhile no longer required to use bonus funds for projects that will serve 100% chronically homeless, COC’s are encouraged to use funds for this population, it remains a HUD priorityDemonstrating progress in reducing the chronic homeless population will continue to be a scored item in the COC applicationCreating new permanent housing for veterans is another HUD priority, and HUD strongly encourages COC’s to use at least a portion of available bonus funds to create a project that will serve disabled veterans.
242011 COC Bonus Criteria Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN) is based on: Is the dollar expression of relative need assigned to a jurisdiction compared to other jurisdictions?Using nationally available data, including:Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG)A formula-based poverty, housing overcrowding, age housing and growth lag.
252011 COC: Permanent Housing Bonus $$ Available Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN) is based on formula of local participating jurisdictions:Largo: $60,648Clearwater: $120,838St. Petersburg: $778,014Pinellas County: $1,046,468Total PPRN: $2,005,968Bonus Available(15%): $300,895/two years= $150,447/year
26Transitional Homeless Program The Oaks Apartments 20 unitsTransitional, supported housing apartments for individuals who are homeless and have a mental illness.
28Transitional Housing for Veterans The Jerry Howe Apartments1447 Gulf to Bay Boulevard, ClearwaterFormerly known as the Covert Apartments.20 ‘beds’ with 13 set aside for homeless veterans.Opened 11/2011.
37Broadwater IIPhase II : 12 one bedroom units for individuals who are chronically homeless
38Burlington Gardens Year Opened – 2011 Current Contract End Date – 3/31/2012Type of Housing – Permanent, Chronically HomelessBeds – 15Purchase Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$485,100, St. Petersburg NSP (8/30/2040)Rehab/Construction Amount/Funder (mortgage commitment)$711,273, St. Petersburg NSP (8/30/2040)Annual HUD - $80,556Annual Local Match/Funder$27,778, Pinellas County$27,000, Resident Rents38
42Voucher ProgramIn 1999, Boley received 75 HUD Section 8 tenant-based rent subsidy vouchers, an award of $1,724,780, for people with disabilities. We now manage 409 housing vouchers with annual budget of over $3,000,000!!MainstreamMust have a disabilityShelter + CareMust accept “care”HOPWAMust be HIV+TBRAMust be homelessTotal - 409
43Shelter Plus Care Vouchers Year Opened – 1998Current Contract End Date – 1/31/2012Type of Housing – PermanentVouchers - 51Annual HUD - $485,316Annual Local Match/Funder$485,316, local providers of careYear Opened – 2004Current Contract End Date – 5/31/2012Type of Housing – PermanentVouchers - 20Annual HUD - $190,320Annual Local Match/Funder$190,320, local providers of careYear Opened – 2006Current Contract End Date – 5/31/2012Type of Housing – PermanentVouchers - 7Annual HUD - $66,528Annual Local Match/Funder$66,528, local providers of careTotal of 78 S+C Vouchers43
44Pinellas Affordable Living, Inc. (PAL, Inc Pinellas Affordable Living, Inc. (PAL, Inc.) A Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)developed to provide integrated housing opportunities for consumersgoverned by a separate Board of Directors, including three consumers
45Pinellas Affordable Living, Inc. (PAL, Inc Pinellas Affordable Living, Inc. (PAL, Inc.) A Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)Development projects:Salt Creek ApartmentsBayou Pass ApartmentsParkside ApartmentsOak Park ApartmentsClam Bayou Apartments IITwin Brooks Apartments II & III