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File #: 19-5445   
Type: Public Hearing
In control: City Council B Session
On agenda: 8/7/2019
Posting Language: Public Hearing for the $23,652,383 FY 2020 Action Plan and Budget for the four federal grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program; authorizing a staff complement of 48 positions; and authorizing contracts to execute program budgets. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Veronica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department]
Attachments: 1. FY 2020 Action Plan Budget (07-15-2019)
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DEPARTMENT: Neighborhood and Housing Services


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Ver?nica R. Soto, AICP, Director


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City-Wide


SUBJECT:

FY 2020 Action Plan and Budget


SUMMARY:

A Public Hearing for the $23,652,383 FY 2020 Action Plan and Budget for the four federal grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program; authorizing a staff complement of 48 positions; and authorizing contracts to execute program budgets.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio (the City) receives federal entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for housing and community development activities. The City anticipates an allocation of $20.9 million which is in line with FY 2019 allocations with a small decrease of $7,142 overall. The table below represents a year over year comparison by each entitlement grant.

Entitlement Grant
Federal FY 2018
City's FY 2019
Federal FY 2019
City's FY 2020
Variance

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
$12,741,544
$12,880,355
$138,811
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
$5,491,627
$5,100,964
$(390,663)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
$1,044,792
$1,081,148
$36,356
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
$1,606,272
$1,814,626
$208,354
Total
$20,884,235
$20,877,093
$(7,142)


ISSUE:

In the FY 2020 Action Plan and Budget, the City has a total of $23,652,383 in available funds for the period of October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. The following table provides a summary of the proposed FY 2020 budget across the four grant programs. The detailed budget schedules can be found in Attachment A.

Grant
FY 2020
Budget*
Community Development Block Grant
$15,655,645
HOME Investment Partnerships Program
5,100...

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