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File #: 20-6561   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Culture and Neighborhood Services Committee
On agenda: 11/2/2020
Posting Language: Briefing on the Housing Security Pillar Strategy Update: (1) Covid-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) and discussion on proposed amendments and program evaluation; (2) Briefing and discussion by Department of Human Services on the cash assistance program. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; VerĂ³nica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]
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DEPARTMENT:

Neighborhood & Housing Services Department

DEPARTMENT HEAD:

Ver?nica R. Soto, FAICP, Neighborhood & Housing Services Department Director

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED:

Citywide

SUMMARY:

Housing Security Pillar Strategy Update: (1) Update by Neighborhood and Housing Services on the Covid-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) and discussion on proposed amendments and program evaluation; and, (2) Briefing and discussion by Department of Human Services on the cash assistance program

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

A) Update by Neighborhood and Housing Services on the Covid-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) and discussion on proposed amendments and program evaluation

In response to COVID 19, City Council approved an ordinance on April 23, 2020 allowing the creation of the COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP). The original budget for the COVID 19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) of $25,533,016 was approved in April. On June 4, 2020 City Council approved Phase II of the COVID 19 Recovery and Resiliency Plan that provided an additional $26,944,551 in Coronavirus Relief Funds to the EHAP and on September 17, 2020 City Council approved and additional $24,102,756 for Phase III of the EHAP bringing the total project budget to $76,600,323. As of October 26, 2020, $53.9 Million in assistance to over 19,000 households has been provided. Breakout by City Council District below.

Emergency Housing Assistance Program
CD
Avg AMI %
Approved
Avg HH Size
Approved $|1010|27.8
1,887|1010|$5,163,841|1010|28.3
2,454|1010|$6,815,257|1010|29.3
2,144|1010|$5,843,341|1010|29.5
1,738|1010|$5,048,822|1010|24.9
1,467|1010|$3,768,572|1010|32.9
1,952|1010|$5,677,059|1010|29.0
2,080|1010|$5,840,048|1010|32.1
2,197|1010|$6,333,500|10 10|31.9
1,465|1010|$4,382,075
10
32.4
1,667|1010|$4,994,802
Totals

19,051

53,867,317

B) Briefing and discussion by Department of Human Services on the cash assistance program
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