The ROI to the State’s Preservation Program Dollars is enormous as shown in the State’s own reports. In addition to this return, the work done by these programs supports families and improves communities. Loss of the Preservation Program funds will negatively impact the productivity of these companies because they work so efficiently on very tight margins. In return for a savings of 12 million dollars in the 2012-13 budget, the State will lose (based on last year’s figures) $3,988,153,029 (three billion, nine hundred eighty-eight million, one hundred and fifty three thousand and twenty-nine dollars) in economic activity
See this useful summary based on HCR reporting compiled by one of our members.