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File #: 21-4863    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Community Services for approval to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for grant funds in the amount of $2,401,956, with no required cash match, for the FY 2021 Eviction Legal Services Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-4863
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Department: Community Services

Department Head/Elected Official: Adrienne M. Holloway, Ph.D.


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable):
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable):
MWDBE Participation (if applicable):

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
title
Request by Community Services for approval to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for grant funds in the amount of $2,401,956, with no required cash match, for the FY 2021 Eviction Legal Services Program.
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Background and Discussion:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Eviction Protection Grant Program. The program is making approximately $20,000,000 available under the NOFO. The overall purpose of the Eviction Protection Grant Program is to support experienced legal service providers, not limited to legal service corporations, in providing legal assistance at no cost to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction. To expand its Eviction and Legal Services Program, CSD will apply for funding from this program.

Expected Impact:
Prevent housing evictions or reduce the impact of eviction on low-income households effected by COVID-19

Alternative Options:
Do not apply


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any):

Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
-Eviction Protection Grant Program
FY 21-22
Estimates



FY 22
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
$407.480k
$407.480k
-
Non-Labor Expenditures
$793.498k
$793.498k
-
Total Incremental Expenditures
$1,200.978k
$1,200.978k
-
Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund,...

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