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File #: 22-5357    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
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 $993,826, with a required match of $248,457, for the FY 2022 Permanent Housing Program.
Department: Community Services
Department Head/Elected Official: Adrienne M. Holloway, Ph.D., Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): TX0313L6E002212
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable):
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable):
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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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 $993,826, with a required match of $248,457, for the FY 2022 Permanent Housing Program.
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Background and Discussion:
HUD released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2022 Continuum of Care Program Competition on August 1, 2022. For the Houston/Harris County Continuum of Care (The Way Home Continuum of Care or "CoC"), the collaborative applicant is the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County (Coalition), the CoC lead agency. Ranking and application submission are completed through approval of the Continuum of Care Steering Committee.

The Continuum of Care Program funds are used to provide rental assistance to people experiencing homelessness with serious mental illness, chronic problems with alcohol or drugs, or HIV/AIDS. The goal is to lead people experiencing homelessness toward economic self-sufficiency and independence. In addition, this program provides funds for eligible people experiencing homelessness with severe disabilities.

HCCSD requests approval for Harris County to apply for the renewal grant for FY2022 CoC Northline project in the amount $993,826 to renew the CoC Northline grant for the purpose of providing a safe living environment to people in Harris County experiencing homelessness through 53 scattered-site permanent supportive housi...

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