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File #: 20-1070    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/10/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 150-2020 authorizing the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to apply for and accept the California Department of Housing and Community Development’s Traditional Housing Program Allocation Award, in the amount of $32,000, to assist young adults 18 to 25 years of age secure and maintain housing; 2) Authorize the Director of the Health and Human Agency to act on behalf of the County in connection with the Traditional Housing Program Allocation Award, and to execute and deliver all required documents; and 3) Approve and authorize the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: State Funding: 100% California Department of Housing and Community Development.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS - THP Resolution Round 2, 2. B - Transitional Housing Program Resolution - Round 2, 3. C - Transitional Housing Program Acceptance Forms, 4. Executed Resolution 150-2020
Related files: 20-0523
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 150-2020 authorizing the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to apply for and accept the California Department of Housing and Community Development’s Traditional Housing Program Allocation Award, in the amount of $32,000, to assist young adults 18 to 25 years of age secure and maintain housing;
2) Authorize the Director of the Health and Human Agency to act on behalf of the County in connection with the Traditional Housing Program Allocation Award, and to execute and deliver all required documents; and
3) Approve and authorize the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: State Funding: 100% California Department of Housing and Community Development.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to Item 2240-102-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2020, (Chapter 6 of the Statutes of 2020) and Chapter 11.7 (commencing with Section 50807) of part 2 of Division 31 of the Health and Safety Code, the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) shall allocate $8 million in funding to counties for the support of transitional housing to help young adults aged 18 years and up to 25 years secure and maintain housing, with priority given to young adults in the foster care system. The County may use the funding to identify and assist housing services for this population; assist this population to secure and maintain housing (with priority given to those in the state’s foster care or probation system); improve coordination of services and linkages to community resources within the child welfare system and the Homeless Continuum of Care; and provide engagement and outreach and targeting to serve those with the most severe needs.

On July 27, 2020, the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) was offered the opportunity to accept Round 2 o...

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