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File #: 20-731    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing two agreements with the City and County of San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development for funding to provide housing and related services to persons with HIV/AIDS for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $930,244.
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_CCSF_HOPWA.pdf, 2. 20200929_a_CCSF_HOPWA.pdf, 3. 20200929_a_CCSF_HOPWA_CARES.pdf
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health Policy and Planning
Subject: Agreements with the City and County of San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development for Housing and Related Services


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing two agreements with the City and County of San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development for funding to provide housing and related services to persons with HIV/AIDS for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $930,244.

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BACKGROUND:
The Public Health STD/HIV Program (SMSH) provides housing and related services to San Mateo County residents affected by HIV/AIDS. Funding for these services comes from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which allocates funding for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program. These funds are administered by the San Francisco Eligible Metropolitan Area: The City and County of San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (SFMHCD).

DISCUSSION:
Most of the funding received under these two agreements ($770,683) will be used to contract with a provider of housing services for short-term rent, mortgage assistance, and case management services. A small amount of the grant ($159,561) will offset the cost of two FTE Benefits Counselor positions, providing services at SMSH. These agreements are late due to delays from the federal government in releasing funding amounts to SFMHCD.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

The agreements and resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form.

It is anticipated that these services will enable 95% of clients receiving housing assistan...

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