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File #: 20-640    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2020 Departments: GOVERNING BOARD
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo, conduct a public hearing to consider the FY 2020-2021 Moving To Work Annual Plan: A) Open public hearing B) Close public hearing C) Adopt a resolution approving the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo FY 2020-2021 Moving To Work Annual Plan.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_MTW Annual Plan.pdf, 2. 20200915_att_FY2021 MTW Annual Plan Draft.pdf, 3. 20200915_att_Public Comment - Ben McMullan.pdf, 4. 20200915_att_Public Comment - Cindy Cornell_3-9-2020.pdf, 5. 20200915_att_Public Comment - Housing Choices_3-9-2020.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: Yes
Vote Required: Majority


To: Honorable Board of Supervisors (Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority)
From: Raymond Hodges, Executive Director, Housing Authority
Subject: FY 2020-2021 Moving To Work Annual Plan

RECOMMENDATION:
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Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo, conduct a public hearing to consider the FY 2020-2021 Moving To Work Annual Plan:

A) Open public hearing

B) Close public hearing

C) Adopt a resolution approving the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo FY 2020-2021 Moving To Work Annual Plan.

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BACKGROUND:
Moving To Work ("MTW") is a demonstration program that offers participating housing authorities the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally designed housing and self-sufficiency strategies for low-income households by allowing exceptions from certain housing regulations. The MTW program is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") with the goals of increasing administrative efficiencies, encouraging self-sufficiency, and increasing housing choice.

There are approximately 3,300 housing authorities nationwide. The Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo ("HACSM") has been an MTW agency since May 2000 and is currently one of 39 housing authorities with the MTW designation. Because of its MTW status, HACSM has implemented activities such as scheduling triennial recertifications for certain households, conducting biennial inspections on units, creating an affordable housing fund to assist in the development of affordable housing, increasing HACSM's percentage of budget authority allowed for the Project-Based Voucher program, and developing landlord incentives for new and continuing landlords.

The MTW program process requires housing authorities to prepare an MTW Annual Plan, obtain input from the public about the Plan and receive approval ...

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