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File #: 20-862    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Human Services Agency, or designee, to apply for and accept the allocation award from the Department of Housing and Community Development funds for the Transitional Housing Program in the amount of $51,200.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_THP, 2. 20201110_att_Supporting Document 1, 3. 20201110_att_Supporting Document 2
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Human Services Agency Director
Subject: Acceptance of Allocation of Funding for Transitional Housing Program

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Human Services Agency, or designee, to apply for and accept the allocation award from the Department of Housing and Community Development funds for the Transitional Housing Program in the amount of $51,200.

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BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to item 2240-102-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2020 (Chapter 6 of the Statutes of 2020) and Chapter 11.7 (commencing with Section 50807) of Part 2 of Division 31 of the Health and Safety Code, the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has allocated $8 million in funding to counties for housing stability to help young adults 18 to 25 years secure and maintain housing, with priority given to young adults formerly in the foster care or probation systems.

Funds are to be used to help young adults who are 18 to 25 years of age secure and maintain housing. Use of funds may include, but are not limited to: identifying and assisting with housing services for this population in the community, assisting this population to secure and maintain housing (with priority given to those formerly in the foster care or probation system), improving coordination of services and linkages to community resources within the child welfare system and the Homeless Continuum of Care, and providing engagement in outreach and targeting to serve those with the most severe needs.

On July 27, 2020, the San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA) was notified by HCD that it intends to allocate $51,200 of those funds to San Mateo County for its transitional housing program to meet this stated purpose.

In order to accept the funding allocation, the County must submit a signed allocation acceptance form and signed resolution from...

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