What $1.8M in HUD funding does for Hillsborough’s homeless

Jana Balicki has worked in behavioral health for more than 30 years, and a lot of that time has been spent helping the homeless population.

She’s watched “Housing First” models work since the 1980s, and is passionate about the program. So this week’s news that the Hillsborough HEART project will receive $1.8 million in grant funding makes her especially happy.

Balicki is chief housing administrator for the Agency for Community Treatment Services Inc. in Tampa, which administers the HEART program.… …read more