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File #: 20-158    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 3/24/2020 Final action: 3/24/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The County of San Mateo to apply for and accept the Housing Navigators Program (HNP) Allocation award, in the amount of $47,790, from the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), as detailed in the Allocation Acceptance form, up to the amount authorized in the Allocation Acceptance form and pursuant to state law; and B) The Director of the Human Services Agency (HSA), or his designee, to act on behalf of the County of San Mateo in connection with the HNP allocation award, and to enter into, execute, and deliver any and all documents required or deemed necessary or appropriate to be awarded the Housing Navigators Allocation award, and all amendments thereto (collectively, the "HNP Allocation Award Documents"); and C) The County of San Mateo, subject to the terms and conditions that are specified in the Housing Navigators Allocation Award Documents, to use the HNP allocation award funds in accordance with the Allocat...
Attachments: 1. 20200324_r_HNP.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Acceptance of Funding Allocation for the Housing Navigator Program from the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The County of San Mateo to apply for and accept the Housing Navigators Program (HNP) Allocation award, in the amount of $47,790, from the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), as detailed in the Allocation Acceptance form, up to the amount authorized in the Allocation Acceptance form and pursuant to state law; and

B) The Director of the Human Services Agency (HSA), or his designee, to act on behalf of the County of San Mateo in connection with the HNP allocation award, and to enter into, execute, and deliver any and all documents required or deemed necessary or appropriate to be awarded the Housing Navigators Allocation award, and all amendments thereto (collectively, the "HNP Allocation Award Documents"); and

C) The County of San Mateo, subject to the terms and conditions that are specified in the Housing Navigators Allocation Award Documents, to use the HNP allocation award funds in accordance with the Allocation Acceptance form, other applicable rules and laws, the HNP Program Documents, and any and all HNP requirements.

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BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to Item 2240-103-0001 of Section 2 of the Budget Act of 2019, as amended by Section 16 of Chapter 363 of the Statutes of 2019 (SB 109), the HCD shall allocate $5 million in funding to counties for the support of housing navigators to help young adults secure and maintain housing, with priority given to young adults in the foster care system.

On February 7, 2020, the Director of HSA received notification from HCD of its intent to award an HNP allocation to the County of San Mateo. The allocation amount of $4...

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