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File #: 23-1777    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/14/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/12/2023 Final action: 12/12/2023
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority (PHA): 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 184-2023 to acknowledge the El Dorado County PHA as a high performing agency exempt from the requirement to annually receive approval from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of its Agency Plan; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the accompanying PHA Certifications as required by HUD. FUNDING: 97.5% Federal United States Department of Housing and Urban Development funding, 2.2% General Fund, 0.3% other revenue sources.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Route, 2. B - Public Housing Authority 2023 Resolution, 3. C - 2023 PHA HUD Certifications, 4. Executed Resolution 184-2023, 5. Executed PHA Certifcation of Compliance, 6. Executed Civil Rights Certification
Related files: 17-0540, 18-0691, 19-0797, 19-1136, 19-1289, 20-0457, 20-1261, 21-1625, 22-2010, 23-1085
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority (PHA):
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 184-2023 to acknowledge the El Dorado County PHA as a high performing agency exempt from the requirement to annually receive approval from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of its Agency Plan; and
2) Authorize the Chair to sign the accompanying PHA Certifications as required by HUD.

FUNDING: 97.5% Federal United States Department of Housing and Urban Development funding, 2.2% General Fund, 0.3% other revenue sources.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The El Dorado County (EDC) PHA provides eligible participants with rental assistance to offset housing costs through the administration of housing vouchers. This federally funded program provides eligible low-income individuals and families with safe and affordable housing. HUD requires all PHAs to maintain an Agency Plan, which includes a Five-Year Plan that outlines program goals and objectives, as well as an Annual PHA Administrative Plan that covers program administration, policies, and procedures. The Annual PHA Administrative Plan is reviewed and updated at least once a year to reflect program changes and to ensure compliance with HUD regulations and requirements.

On October 13, 2020, the EDC PHA’s Five Year Plan was last reviewed and approved by the Board of Supervisors (Board) (File 20-1261). On December 13, 2022, the 2022 Annual EDC PHA Administrative Plan and Resolution 183-2022 was reviewed and approved by the Board (File 22-2010). Subsequently, on August 15, 2023, the Board approved the 2022 Updated EDC PHA Administrative Plan, with revisions made to Chapter 4, “Applications, Waiting List and Tenant Selection” (File 23-1085).

The EDC PHA 2023 Annual Administrative Plan is currently being updated and will be brought before the Board in April of 2024 per HUD’s estima...

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