Senator Padilla Introduces Bill Addressing Substance Use Treatment for People Experiencing Homelessness

Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) introduced the “Coordinating Substance Use and Homelessness Care Act” in the U.S. Senate on June 27. The bill would create a new HUD grant program to better coordinate substance use treatment and homelessness services. The bill is a companion to a U.S. House of Representatives bill of the same name, introduced by Representative Madeline Dean (D-PA) (see Memo, 5/23). NLIHC has endorsed both the House and Senate bills.

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