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File #: 20-031    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/16/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) Acceptance of funding from the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency for the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program up to $1,661,642.80 for the County of San Mateo; and B) Acceptance of funding from the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency for the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program up to $1,781,143.93 for the San Mateo County Continuum of Care; and C) Redirection of Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program funds in the amount of $1,781,143.93 from the San Mateo County Continuum of Care to the County of San Mateo; and D) The Director of Human Services Agency or designee to execute a contract and any amendments with the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency in an amount up to $3,442,786.73 (in aggregate) through FY 2024-25.
Attachments: 1. 20200211_r_HHAP Funds.pdf, 2. 20200211_att_HHAP NOFA 2020.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program acceptance and redirection of funds from the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) Acceptance of funding from the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency for the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program up to $1,661,642.80 for the County of San Mateo; and

B) Acceptance of funding from the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency for the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program up to $1,781,143.93 for the San Mateo County Continuum of Care; and

C) Redirection of Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program funds in the amount of $1,781,143.93 from the San Mateo County Continuum of Care to the County of San Mateo; and

D) The Director of Human Services Agency or designee to execute a contract and any amendments with the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency in an amount up to $3,442,786.73 (in aggregate) through FY 2024-25.

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BACKGROUND:
The County of San Mateo Human Services Agency (HSA) serves as the Lead Agency for the San Mateo County Continuum of Care (CoC). In July 2016, after soliciting and receiving input and feedback from community partners, HSA published the Strategic Plan to End Homelessness. HSA and its community partners have implemented various strategies to ensure that the homeless crisis resolution system can rapidly connect individuals and families experiencing homelessness to shelter and permanent housing.

The County found as a result of the Point-in-Time Count conducted the night of January 31, 2019, that 1,512 persons within the County of San Mateo were experiencing homelessness including 901 without shelter and 611 in temporary shelter programs.
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