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File #: 19-7521   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Housing Commission
On agenda: 10/23/2019
Posting Language: Director's Report: Topics to be discussed are (a) Risk Mitigation Outreach and Assessment Plan; (b) City Housing Policy Implementation Plan; (c) Annual Report Update; (d) Follow-up Questions; (e) San Antonio Housing Trust; (f) Upcoming Meetings[VerĂ³nica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department]
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DEPARTMENT:

Neighborhood and Housing Services Department

DEPARTMENT HEAD:

Ver?nica R. Soto, AICP, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department Director

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED:

Citywide

SUMMARY:

Director to report updates on Neighborhood and Housing Services Department Programs.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Each month the director prepares a report on program updates directly affecting the Commission and its charge.

ISSUE:
Topics to be discussed are (a) Risk Mitigation Outreach and Assessment Plan; (b) City Housing Policy Implementation Plan; (c) Annual Report Update; (d) Follow-up Questions; (e) San Antonio Housing Trust; (f) Upcoming Meetings
(a) Risk Mitigation Outreach and Assessment Plan Update
Staff is coordinating with stakeholders to assess the implementation of the Risk Mitigation Fund Policy. The stakeholder group, which includes Commissioner Jessica O. Guerrero, has met to discuss the assessment, guiding principles, outreach plan/efforts, demographics of clients served, and root causes of the need for assistance. The group will continue to meet and plans to present initial findings and recommendations from the first six months of implementation to the Housing Commission in November.
(b) City Housing Policy Implementation Plan
The City will develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) to produce a City Housing Policy Implementation Plan, collaborating with stakeholders, including the Housing Commission.
(c) Annual Report
Staff is preparing an annual report. A work session was held with the Housing Commission on October 1 and 21.
(d) Follow-up Questions
During the September 25 meeting, Commissioners asked ten questions that required additional back up information from staff.
(e) San Antonio Housing Trust
Staff will update Commission on the status of the Housing Trust Assessment that was presented during the September 25 meeting and the feedback recommendations received.
(f) Upcoming Meetings
Housing Commission is tentatively scheduled to meet ag...

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