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File #: 22-698    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/11/2022 In control: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL AND SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND HOUSING AUTHORITY
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action:
Title: APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO CITYWIDE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report, 2. 1. Rental Assistance Amend. No 2., 3. 2. MercyHouse $180k, 4. 3. MercyHouse Amendment No. 1
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TITLE:
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APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO CITYWIDE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
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DEPARTMENT: CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE
PRESENTED BY: SUSAN PRICE, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
NATE ROBBINS, NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES MANAGER
CONTACT INFORMATION: LORI KARAGUEZIAN, SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST, (714) 593-5347

RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends the City Council:
1. Approve proposed Amendment No. 2 (Attachment 1) to the Subrecipient Agreement (SRA) with Mercy House Living Centers increasing the compensation by $62,312, for a total Not-To-Exceed amount of $392,633 for program administration for the City's CDBG-CV Rental Assistance Program for lower-income households without children.

2. Appropriate an allocation of $500,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to augment the HUD funded Rental Assistance Program for Costa Mesa renters, and required ancillary services, if eligible, from this or any other Federal or City available and eligible Fund, as needed.

3. Authorize the City Manager and the City Clerk to execute any new agreements and any and all amendments to existing agreements for the augmented ARPA funding for the Rental Assistance Program to assist Costa Mesa renters to overcome housing instability.

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BACKGROUND:
From March 2020 to now, the COVID-19 Pandemic has had significant economic impacts on communities. Programs designed to provide a safety net for residents have been necessary to mitigate the related impacts pertaining to food, housing and income insecurity. The information contained herein provides an update on two HUD funded rental assistance programs in the City of Costa Mesa during this period of the pandemic.
Consolidated Plan
The City of Costa Mesa, Development Services Department, submits a Consolidated Plan to HUD every five years and an Annual Action Plan every year in order to comply with HUD requirements, and continue to receive Community Development Block Grant (...

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