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1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 An Overview for our Communities Compiled by: Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency

2 Sources wikipedia

3 Composition of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

4 Healthcare Total: $147.7 billion $86.6 billion for Medicaid $24.7 billion for COBRA subsidy $19 billion for health information technology $11 billion for health research $1.3 billion for service members and their families $1 billion for prevention and wellness $1 billion for the Veterans Health Administration $2 billion for Community Health Centers $500 million for healthcare personnel training $500 million for Indian reservations healthcare

5 Education Total: $90.9 billion $44.5 billion to local school districts $15.6 billion to increase Pell Grants $13 billion for low-income public schoolchildren $12.2 billion for IDEA special education $2.1 billion for Head Start $2 billion for childcare services $650 million for educational technology $300 million for increased teacher salaries $250 million for states to analyze student performance $200 million to support working college students $70 million for the education of homeless children

6 Low income workers, unemployed and retirees Total: $82.5 billion $40 billion to extended unemployment benefits $19.9 billion for the Food Stamp Program $14.2 billion for $250 payment to seniors, veterans, and disabled $3.95 billion for job training $3 billion in temporary welfare payments $500 million for vocational training for the disabled $400 million for employment services $120 million for community service jobs for older Americans $150 million to help refill food banks $100 million for meals programs for seniors $100 million for free school lunch programs

7 Housing Total: $12.7 billion $4 billion to HUD for public housing repair, modernizing, and energy efficiency $2.25 billion in tax credits for financing low-income housing construction $2 billion for Section 8 $2 billion to purchase and repair foreclosed housing $1.5 billion for rental assistance and housing relocation $510 million for Native American housing rehabilitation $200 million for helping rural Americans buy homes $130 million for rural community facilities $100 million to remove lead paint from public housing

8 HUD one of first agencies to announce full allocation plans HUD Allocations Total $13.6 Billion (Redundant with Previous Slides) Promoting Energy Efficiency and Creating Green Jobs $4 billion for energy efficient modernization of Public Housing $510 million for energy efficient modernization of Native American housing $250 million for energy efficient modernization of Assisted Housing $100 million to remove lead paint from public housing Supporting Shovel-Ready Projects and Assisted Housing Improvements $2.25 billion of HOME Tax Credit Assistance Program for affordable housing $1 billion for Community Development Block Grants $2 billion invested in full 12-month funding for Section 8 Promoting Stable Communities and Helping Families Hardest Hit by the Economic Crisis $2 billion for Neighborhood Stabilization Program to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed, vacant properties $1.5 billion in Homelessness Prevention

9 HUD Allocations for California

10 Local HUD Allocations (Redundant with Previous Slides)

11 Estimated Total Outlays Over Time

12 Oversight Efforts are being made for strict accountability and transparency Access to information on allocations, progress, and impacts will be tracked regularly at recovery.gov Individual Federal Agencies and States will set up companion websites detailing allocations, progress, and impacts

13 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Milestones February 17, 2009 H.R. 1 signed into law, and site [recovery.gov] goes live February 19, 2009 Federal Agencies to begin reporting their formula block grant awards March 03, 2009 Federal Agencies to begin reporting use of funds May 03, 2009 Federal Agencies to make Performance Plans publicly available Federal Agencies to begin reporting on their allocations for entitlement programs May 15, 2009 Detailed agency financial reports to become available May 20, 2009 Federal Agencies to begin reporting their competitive grants and contracts July 15, 2009 Recipients of Federal funding to begin reporting on their use of funds

14 Deadlines and Application Process Vary for Each Specific Program New information on allocations, grants, and reporting constantly being updated at:


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