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File #: 21-332    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2021 Departments: GOVERNING BOARD
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
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 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 Moving To Work Annual Plan.
Attachments: 1. 20210504_r_MTW Annual Plan_FY2021-22.pdf, 2. 20210504_att_FY2022_MTW Plan Draft 03.25.21.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: Yes __
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors (Sitting as the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo)
From: Raymond Hodges, Executive Director, Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo
Subject: FY 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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.

The Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo ("HACSM") has been an MTW agency since May 2000 and is currently one of 70 housing authorities with the MTW designation, up from 39 housing authorities. The success of the MTW program has allowed HUD to add 31 housing authorities to its MTW portfolio, and there will be more agencies added to the portfolio in the future. Because of its MTW status, HACSM has implemented activities such as 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, developing landlord incentives for new and continuing landlords and enhancing its Provider-Based Assistance Program portfolio.

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