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File #: 22-361    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Multi-Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/19/2022 Departments: COUNTY EXECUTIVE
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: Recommendation to: A) Adopt a resolution accepting Homekey Program funds in the amount of $13,081,126 for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and operation of Stone Villa Inn, a 44-unit hotel in the City of San Mateo; and B) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) in the amount of $13,081,126 recognizing unanticipated revenue from the State of California Homekey Program to Non-Departmental Services for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and operation of Stone Villa Inn.
Attachments: 1. 20220517_r_Homekey Stone Villa.pdf, 2. 20220517_atr_Homekey Stone Villa
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: 4/5ths

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Subject: Accepting Homekey Program funds for Stone Villa Inn

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation to:

A) Adopt a resolution accepting Homekey Program funds in the amount of $13,081,126 for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and operation of Stone Villa Inn, a 44-unit hotel in the City of San Mateo; and

B) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) in the amount of $13,081,126 recognizing unanticipated revenue from the State of California Homekey Program to Non-Departmental Services for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and operation of Stone Villa Inn.

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BACKGROUND:
In 2020, the State of California created the Homekey Program ("Homekey"), administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development ("State HCD"), to provide funding to rapidly sustain and expand the inventory of housing for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and impacted by COVID-19. Homekey has created an opportunity for local public agencies to purchase hotels, motels and a broad range of other housing types in order to increase community capacity to respond to homelessness and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

State HCD issued its first Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $600 million in Homekey funding on August 13, 2020. Working in collaboration, the Human Services Agency ("HSA"), the Department of Housing ("DOH") and Real Property Services submitted two successful applications to State HCD for Homekey funding to acquire two hotels, Pacific Inn and Towneplace Suites in the City of Redwood City ("Redwood City"), and the County was awarded Homekey funds to acquire both hotels. Pacific Inn, now known as "Pacific Shelter," is a service-enriched, 74-unit interim housing site, which serves San Mateo County residents experiencing homelessness who are highly vulnerable to COVID-19. T...

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