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File #: 20-583    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/31/2020 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 4
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Authorizing the contribution of $2,000,000 to the Emergency Financial Assistance Program, comprised of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds received by the Department of Housing pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and additional CARES Act funds or other funds as determined by the County Manager, for the provision of emergency rent assistance grants to residential tenants who are unable to pay rent due to COVID-19 or the government response to COVID-19; and B) Authorizing the disbursement of $300,000 in CARES Act funds or other funds as determined by the County Manager to Samaritan House for payment of administrative fees for administration of the Emergency Financial Assistance Program; and C) Authorizing and directing the County Manager and his designees to negotiate and execute appropriate agreements with the County's Core Service agencies for the administration of, and disbursing of grants from the Emergency ...
Sponsors: Don Horsley, Warren Slocum
Attachments: 1. 20200804_r_Post Moratorium, 2. Item No. 17 - COVID19 Housing Impact Program.pdf
Special Notice: None
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Don Horsley, District 3
Supervisor Warren Slocum, District 4

Subject: Contribution to Emergency Financial Assistance Program for COVID-19 Rent Assistance Grants; Establishment of a Small Residential Rental Property Owner Assistance Program; and Development, Funding and Implementation of Additional Programs for Tenants and Property Owners Adversely Impacted by COVID-19

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Authorizing the contribution of $2,000,000 to the Emergency Financial Assistance Program, comprised of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds received by the Department of Housing pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and additional CARES Act funds or other funds as determined by the County Manager, for the provision of emergency rent assistance grants to residential tenants who are unable to pay rent due to COVID-19 or the government response to COVID-19; and

B) Authorizing the disbursement of $300,000 in CARES Act funds or other funds as determined by the County Manager to Samaritan House for payment of administrative fees for administration of the Emergency Financial Assistance Program; and

C) Authorizing and directing the County Manager and his designees to negotiate and execute appropriate agreements with the County's Core Service agencies for the administration of, and disbursing of grants from the Emergency Financial Assistance Program; and

D) Authorizing and directing the County Manager and his designees to establish a Small Residential Rental Property Owner Assistance Program and to negotiate and execute appropriate agreements on behalf of the County for the implementation of the Small Residential Property Owner Assistance Program, and directing the County Manager or his designees to present on this program to the Board of Supervisors at its meeting of September 15, 2020 and au...

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