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File #: 20-7384   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 1/14/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance awarding up to $500,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Merced Housing Texas for a Minor Home Repair Program. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; VerĂ³nica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]
Attachments: 1. Attachment 20 - MHT Contracts Disclosure Form, 2. Draft Ordinance
DEPARTMENT: Neighborhood and Housing Services


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


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5


SUBJECT:

FY 2021 CDBG Minor Home Repair Program Delivery Funding


SUMMARY:

Consideration of an ordinance awarding up to $500,000 in FY 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Merced Housing Texas for the delivery of a minor home repair program that will provide up to $25,000 in home repairs to 16 owner-occupied housing units.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On August 13, 2020, through Ordinance 2020-08-13-0531, City Council approved the FY 2021 Action Plan and Budget (Action Plan) which allocated $13.35 million in CDBG funding and $5.82 million in HOME funding. This Action Plan set aside $500,000 in CDBG funding for the Minor Repair Program.

On October 2, 2020, the City issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Minor Home Repair Program Delivery. The RFP was advertised in the San Antonio Express News, City of San Antonio's e-Procurement System (SAePS), City's Bidding and Contracting Opportunities website, TVSA, and outreach notices were sent notifying potential respondents of the RFP and how to apply. A pre-submittal conference was held on October 12, 2020, to allow for Respondent questions and clarification to the RFP. The City has allocated $500,000 in CDBG funding for delivery of a minor home repair program to 16 owner-occupied housing units. Proposals were due on November 2, 2020. The City received applications from two (2) Respondents: Merced Housing Texas, and BG Constructor Solutions, LLC. The response from BG Constructor Solutions, LLC, was deemed non-responsive as RFP was limited to agencies that qualified as subrecipients for housing rehabilitation services, according to HUD regulations. On November 16, 2020, the one responsive proposal received was evaluated by an Evaluation Committee that consisted of representatives from Neighborhood and Housing Services Department. While evaluating ...

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