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File #: 19-085    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/11/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Public Hearing: FY 2019/2020 Final Annual Action Plan for the use of Federal Housing and Urban Development Grant Funds
Attachments: 1. 2019 Annual Action Plan (FY 2019-2020) FINAL Redline, 2. FY19-20 Application Review - Attachment A, 3. POST METTING MATERIAL
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
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Public Hearing: FY 2019/2020 Final Annual Action Plan for the use of Federal Housing and Urban Development Grant Funds

Report
BACKGROUND
The City of Santa Clara receives annual funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the form of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds. CDBG funds are used to provide public services to Santa Clara's low-income residents and funding for capital improvement projects. HOME funds are used for the development of affordable housing options.

As an entitlement agency, the City is required to develop a Five-Year Consolidated Plan (ConPlan) that identifies goals and needs within the community that could be addressed through the use of HUD funding. The City is also required each year to prepare an Annual Action Plan (AAP) to document how the City will use HUD funding consistent with the goals and needs identified in the ConPlan. Both plan documents must be reviewed and approved by HUD in order for the City to receive annual HUD fund allocations.

HUD requires that the public be provided two opportunities to offer input on the development of the AAP; once during the development of the draft AAP, and once prior to submission of the final version of the AAP to HUD for review. The first public hearing was held on March 26, 2019, at the City Council meeting. The City Council meeting of May 7, 2019, provides the second public hearing prior to submitting the final version of the AAP to HUD on or before May 15, 2019.

DISCUSSION
On April 15, 2019, HUD announced the FY 2019/2020 CDBG and HOME allocations. Both the Action Plan and "Attachment A" have been updated to reflect the final allocation amounts. Also, the Contingency Provisions were removed from the Action Plan because the amounts have been finalized by HUD.

Based on the allocations combined with carryover funds from prior years, the City is anticipating the ...

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