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File #: 21-6578    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Transmittal Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/17/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Transmittal by the Office of County Administration of notice that an application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program-Supplemental funds in the amount of $125,000,000, with no required match, was submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury on November 17, 2021 under the County Judge's emergency powers.
Attachments: 1. 21-6578-ERA - Reallocated Funds
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Department: Management and Budget
Department Head/Elected Official: David Berry, County Administrator

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Transmittal

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

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Transmittal by the Office of County Administration of notice that an application for Emergency Rental Assistance Program-Supplemental funds in the amount of $125,000,000, with no required match, was submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury on November 17, 2021 under the County Judge's emergency powers.
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Background and Discussion:

Funded by the U.S. Treasury, the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are provided directly to States, U.S. Territories, local governments, and Indian tribes. Grantees use the funds to provide assistance to eligible households through existing or newly created rental assistance programs.


Expected Impact:

This grant would provide additional relief for renters and landlords in Harris County.



Alternative Options:

To not apply for the funds.

Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
x Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

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Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Emergency Rental Assistance

FY 21-22
FY 22
Next 3 FYs
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$125,000,000
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$125,000,000
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Existing Budget
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