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File #: 21-274    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/5/2021 Departments: HOUSING
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The County, through the Department of Housing, to jointly manage, with the City of San Jos?, an affordable housing web portal project to be developed by Exygy, Inc., which will improve access to affordable housing developments for San Mateo County residents by providing households seeking affordable housing a single, multi-lingual platform to enable prospective tenants to find and apply for affordable housing on one site; and B) The County Manager, or the Director of the Department of Housing as designee, to execute a cooperation agreement with the City of San Jos? for the term of March 30, 2021 through March 29, 2022 in a total amount not to exceed $383,303, which establishes a payment schedule and roles and responsibilities for both agencies in jointly managing a joint affordable housing web portal project to be developed by Exygy, Inc., and granting of a waiver of the Request for Proposals process for the development of an affordable...
Attachments: 1. 20210406_r_Authorizing Coop Agreement with City of San Jose.pdf, 2. Item No. 23 - Final Coop Agreement and Attachments.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Raymond Hodges, Director, Department of Housing
Subject: Cooperation Agreement with City of San Jos? for the joint management of an affordable housing web portal project

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The County, through the Department of Housing, to jointly manage, with the City of San Jos?, an affordable housing web portal project to be developed by Exygy, Inc., which will improve access to affordable housing developments for San Mateo County residents by providing households seeking affordable housing a single, multi-lingual platform to enable prospective tenants to find and apply for affordable housing on one site; and

B) The County Manager, or the Director of the Department of Housing as designee, to execute a cooperation agreement with the City of San Jos? for the term of March 30, 2021 through March 29, 2022 in a total amount not to exceed $383,303, which establishes a payment schedule and roles and responsibilities for both agencies in jointly managing a joint affordable housing web portal project to be developed by Exygy, Inc., and granting of a waiver of the Request for Proposals process for the development of an affordable housing web portal project from Exygy, Inc., pursuant to Section 2.83.090 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code.

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BACKGROUND:

A. Need for Affordable Housing Portal

Affordable housing apartments are housing units that are deed-restricted for occupancy by tenant households who earn below a specified area median income and that have been constructed with the support of the local jurisdiction in which they are situated through either the donation of land or the provision of low-interest loans ("Affordable Housing Developments"). Affordable Housing Developments have distinct eligibility requirements based upon unit composition, levels of household incomes served, and...

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