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File #: 20-0161    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/24/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 023-2020, which authorizes the County to participate in the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention (HHAP) Program, administered by the California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council; 2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency to serve as the Administrative Entity for the El Dorado County Continuum of Care for the HHAP Program administered by the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council and delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in the estimated amount of $722,117; 3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in the estimated amount of $668,990 with an anticipated term extending through December 31, 2023, inclu...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS - 20-0161 - 02-11-20, 2. B - HHAP Resolution - 20-0161 - 02-11-20, 3. C - HHAP Program Documents - 20-0161 - 02-11-20, 4. D - HHSA HHAP Application - 20-0161 - 02-11-20, 5. E - HHSA Letter of Support for COC - 20-0161 - 02-11-20, 6. Executed Resolution 023-2020
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 023-2020, which authorizes the County to participate in the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention (HHAP) Program, administered by the California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council;
2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency to serve as the Administrative Entity for the El Dorado County Continuum of Care for the HHAP Program administered by the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council and delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in the estimated amount of $722,117;
3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in the estimated amount of $668,990 with an anticipated term extending through December 31, 2023, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management Approval; and
4) Authorize the Director to submit a letter of support on behalf of the El Dorado County Continuum of Care, agreeing to regional coordination and partnership with the Continuum of Care, on all funding and program elements related to the HHAP grant program.

FUNDING: State funding authorized pursuant to California Assembly Bill 101, signed into law by Governor Newsom on July 31, 2019.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC) released a Notice of Funding Availability for the Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) grant, on December 6, 2019. This funding opportunity made available $190,000,000 for Continuums of Care (CoC) throughout California, and an additional $175,000,000 for Counties. Of the total amount available, the El Dorado County CoC’s estimated allocation is $722,117.21, with the County receiv...

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