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File #: 19-1289    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/20/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/22/2019 Final action: 10/22/2019
Title: HEARING - Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 170-2019 to acknowledge the updates related to the Mainstream Voucher Program, thereby amending the 2019 Administrative Plan; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign certifications or documents, if any, related to submittal of the amended 2019 Administrative Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Est. Time: 10 Min.) FUNDING: 93% Federal, 4.2% Public Housing Authority Fund Balance, 2.5% General Fund, 0.3% other revenue sources.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue, Amended PHA 2019 Admin Plan 10/22/19, 2. B - Amended PHA 2019 Admin Plan documents 10/22/19, 3. C - Resolution Public Housing Authority, 2019 Amended Plan 10/22/19, 4. Executed Resolution 170-2019
Related files: 19-0797, 19-1136, 20-0457, 20-1261
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HEARING - Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 170-2019 to acknowledge the updates related to the Mainstream Voucher Program, thereby amending the 2019 Administrative Plan; and
2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign certifications or documents, if any, related to submittal of the amended 2019 Administrative Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Est. Time: 10 Min.)

FUNDING: 93% Federal, 4.2% Public Housing Authority Fund Balance, 2.5% General Fund, 0.3% other revenue sources.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The El Dorado County PHA provides eligible participants with rental assistance vouchers to offset housing costs through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. This federally funded program provides eligible low-income individuals and families with safe housing. HUD requires all PHAs develop and maintain two plans for the operation and administration of the HCV Program: 1) the PHA Agency Plan addresses all aspects of the overall operation of the HCV Program; and 2) the PHA Administrative Plan establishes policies that conform to HUD regulations.

Public Housing Authority Agency Plan:
Historically, the County PHA develops and submits a five-year Public Housing Authority Agency Plan to HUD. Thereafter, the annual updated Agency Plan is submitted to the Board for approval. This annual update is required and provides residents, of the jurisdiction over which the PHA presides, with knowledge of the PHA’s long-term and short-term goals and objectives. The Agency Plan identifies policies, rules, and standards that govern program participation and management. Title VII of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, passed by the United States Congress on July 28, 2008, establishes certain exemptions to the annual submittal requirements under sections 2...

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