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File #: 2899   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2020 Department: Human Services Administration
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Subject: v Resolution for the California Department of Housing and Community Development's Homekey Program
Attachments: 1. RES-HS-9-15-20-Homekey Program Resolution_OHS, 2. Item #39 Executed BAI, 3. 2020-171 Executed Resolution
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 15, 2020

FROM
CASONYA THOMAS, Assistant Executive Officer, Human Services

SUBJECT
Title v
Resolution for the California Department of Housing and Community Development's Homekey Program
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application for the Homekey Program and authorizing the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, or Assistant Executive Officer of Human Services to execute the application and documents for participation, as required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development, on behalf of the County.
(Presenter: Tom Hernandez, Chief of Homeless Services, 501-0611)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Promote the Countywide Vision.
Ensure Development of a Well-Planned, Balanced, and Sustainable County.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Approval of this item will adopt a Resolution, as required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), approving the submission of an application to HCD for the Homekey Program. Project funding and match requirements have not yet been determined at this time. Human Services plans to return to the Board of Supervisors (Board) in October 2020 to accept the award and approval of the state grant award agreement.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
HCD is providing approximately $600 million in Homekey funding to rapidly sustain and expand the inventory of housing for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and impacted by COVID-19. The Homekey grant, created through Assembly Bill 83, is an opportunity for local public agencies to purchase motels and a br...

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