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File #: 22-2621    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: Office of Community Care
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) application for and acceptance of additional grant funds from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Funds for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CFDA No. 21.023) the amount of $116,817.39; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; (4) disbursement of funds in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; and (5) execution of any documents necessary to accept and/or spend the funds - Total not to exceed $116,817.39, increasing the appropriations from $41,532,662.69 to $41,649,480.08 - Financing: U.S. Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program Grant Funds
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Workforce, Education, & Equity
AGENDA DATE: November 9, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Community Care
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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SUBJECT

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Authorize the (1) application for and acceptance of additional grant funds from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Funds for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CFDA No. 21.023) the amount of $116,817.39; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; (4) disbursement of funds in an amount not to exceed $116,817.39 from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Fund; and (5) execution of any documents necessary to accept and/or spend the funds - Total not to exceed $116,817.39, increasing the appropriations from $41,532,662.69 to $41,649,480.08 - Financing: U.S. Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

The Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic and its resulting economic impacts have put thousands at risk of evictions and homelessness. Since Spring of 2020, the City has seen tremendous demand for rental assistance services, a demand which has continued, if not grown, as the pandemic continues. Though a combination of local and national moratoriums and other protections have helped some clients avoid eviction, these moratoriums have largely expired or are expiring and have had limited enforcement power with the Texas Supreme Court decision not to extend emergency order 34 to enforce the Centers for Disease Control moratorium.

This item authorizes acceptance of additional funding made available by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the purpose of administerin...

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