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File #: 14-1519    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/3/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/7/2015 Final action: 4/7/2015
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt Resolution 046-2015 approving proposed revisions to the California Home Finance Authority Joint Powers Agreement; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the revised Joint Powers Agreement contingent upon review, minor modifications and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.
Attachments: 1. 3A - Contract Routing Sheet 4-7-15, 2. 3B - Memo from Golden State Finance Authority 4-7-15, 3. 3C - Resolution Golden State Finance Authority 4-7-15, 4. 3D - Contract with Corrections - Golden State Finance Authority 4-7-15, 5. 3E - Contract - Golden State Finance Authority 4-7-15, 6. Executed Resolution 046-2015 (BOS 4-7-15), 7. Executed JPA Agreement (BOS 4-7-15), 8. B - Draft Resolution 11-17-14, 9. C - CHF Proposed JPA Agreement 11-17-14, 10. D - CHF JPA Agreement Track Changes 11-17-14, 11. E - CHF Staff Memo JPA 11-17-14, 12. F - CHF_General Info 11-17-14, 13. G - Resolution No. 251-93 11-17-14, 14. Executed Resolution 207-2014 12-2-14 item 2.pdf
Related files: 19-1475, 18-1042
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt Resolution 046-2015 approving proposed revisions to the California Home Finance Authority Joint Powers Agreement; and
2) Authorize the Chair to sign the revised Joint Powers Agreement contingent upon review, minor modifications and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.
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Background
The California Home Finance Authority (CHF) is a public entity that was formed as a Joint Powers Authority in 1993. El Dorado County has been a member since inception. Its membership consists of 33 California counties who each appoint one Supervisor from their Board of Supervisors to sit on the CHF Board of Directors. (Note: The CHF was formerly known as the California Rural Home Mortgage Finance Authority [CRHMFA].The name was changed by Resolution in 2003.) The primary purpose of the CHF is to develop and administer programs to provide a source of financing for individuals and families to purchase a home or to make energy efficiency improvements to their existing homes.
The following programs are offered to El Dorado County residents through the CHF.
CHF Down-Payment Assistance Grant Program:
This program provides down payment assistance to low-to-moderate income individuals and families purchasing a home in California as their primary residence. The down payment assistance is in the form of non-repayable grants. Homeowners are not required to be first-time homebuyers.
CHF Residential Energy Retrofit Program:
This program is designed to assist homeowners with making energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to their homes, through market interest-rate loans.
CHF Mortgage Credit Certificate Program (MCC):
The CHF MCC Program is designed to help make homeownership of new and existing homes more affordable for individuals and families with low-to-moderate incomes by allowing a qualifying homebuyer to claim a tax credit for a portion of the mortgage interest pa...

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