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File #: 18-1522    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/21/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 221-2018, which delegates authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any agreement, amendment or other document resulting from the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability application; 2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency as the Administrative Entity for purposes of this grant opportunity; and 3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Chief Fiscal Officer and Assistant Director of Administration and Finance to execute any financial or programmatic documents, as needed. FUNDING: State and Federal Funding, specifically the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS for CESH Resolution 10/16/18, 2. B - CESH Resolution 10/16/18, 3. Executed Resolution 221-2018
Related files: 19-1316, 19-0553, 19-1144, 20-0490, 20-0844, 21-1191, 19-1208, 19-1317, 22-0294
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 221-2018, which delegates authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any agreement, amendment or other document resulting from the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability application;
2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency as the Administrative Entity for purposes of this grant opportunity; and
3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Chief Fiscal Officer and Assistant Director of Administration and Finance to execute any financial or programmatic documents, as needed.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding, specifically the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On August 15, 2018, California Department of Housing and Community Development (CDHCD) issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program. Based on the CESH formula allocation, the County could receive $474,717 in funding including a 5% administrative cost of $23,736. Funding is to be used for eligible activities, including: (1) rental assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization; (2) operating subsidies for new and existing affordable permanent housing units for homeless individuals and/or families; (3) flexible housing subsidy funds for local programs that establish or support the provision of rental subsidies in permanent housing; (4) operating support for emergency housing interventions; and (5) systems support for activities necessary to maintain a comprehensive homeless services and housing delivery system, including Coordinated Entry System (CES) data, and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) reporting, and planning activities. For Continuums of Care that do not submit a developed homeless strategic plan with the CESH application, the state is requiring that funds are to be utilized t...

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