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File #: 19-1219    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2019 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) An agreement with Abode Services to provide Rapid re-housing services for the term of December 3, 2019 to June 30, 2021 and a total obligation amount of $760,000; and B) The Director of the Human Services Agency or designee to execute amendments to said Agreement which modify the County's maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $100,000 (in aggregate) during the same term for the purpose of expending Homeless Emergency Aid Program funds by June 30, 2021 as mandated by Health and Safety Code Sections 50214 and 50215.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_att_RFP Matrix Abode.pdf, 2. 20191210_r_Abode Services.pdf, 3. 20191210_a_Abode Services.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Iliana Rodriguez, Interim Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with Abode Services for Rapid Re-Housing

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) An agreement with Abode Services to provide Rapid re-housing services for the term of December 3, 2019 to June 30, 2021 and a total obligation amount of $760,000; and

B) The Director of the Human Services Agency or designee to execute amendments to said Agreement which modify the County's maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $100,000 (in aggregate) during the same term for the purpose of expending Homeless Emergency Aid Program funds by June 30, 2021 as mandated by Health and Safety Code Sections 50214 and 50215.

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BACKGROUND:
In close collaboration with many County and community partners, the Human Services Agency (HSA) coordinates homeless services throughout the County of San Mateo. HSA also serves as the lead agency in the County for the Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) and is the administrative entity for Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP), which is a one-time block grant program funded by the State of California.

HSA was awarded a HEAP grant in the amount of $4,933,138.71 by the State of California's Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH) to address the emergency needs of homeless individuals and individuals at imminent risk of homelessness by providing services such as rapid re-housing (RRH), rental assistance or subsidies, capital improvement to shelter facilities, and services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

On June 19, 2019, guided by the priorities of the County's strategic plan on homelessness and with opportunities to fund new or enhanced services with the awarded HEAP funding, HSA released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for homeless services, including rapid re-housing. Abode Services (Abode) was sele...

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