LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

 The Florida Coalition to End Homelessness (FCEH) members stand as one voice to improve policy and increase funding to prevent and end homelessness in the State of Florida.

CALLING ALL ADVOCATES!

Legislative Advocacy begins with you! FCEH welcomes you to join our team and advocate for our legislative priorities with your Florida State Representatives and Senators.FCEH Members provided input and suggestions for each year’s State Legislative Priorities.  The approved FCEH priorities for the 2024 Legislative Session​ have been approved by CoC members at our Annual Meeting on June 30, 2023.  

2024 FCEH LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Priority #1 Background Screening Exemption for Persons with Lived Experience  
Ask:   Support legislation which would allow persons with lived homeless experience with minor background findings to be exempt from background check disqualification.  
Priority #2 Continue Homeless Continuum of Care Staffing Grant
Ask: Maintain current Fiscal Year Funding for the recurring base budget Homeless Staffing Grants ($5.2 million)
Priority #3 Continue Homeless CoC Recurring Challenge Grant Funding
Ask: Maintain current Fiscal Year Funding for the recurring base budget Homeless Challenge Grants ($16.84 million)
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