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File #: 20-1056    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/10/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/22/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Application for Local Government Planning Support Grant Program Funds in the Amount of $150,000 to support a Focused Study of the Sepulveda Boulevard Corridor, informing the General Plan Update Land Use Element.
Attachments: 1. 2020-06-22_ATT_Proposed Resolution Authorizing Application for HCD LEAP Grant.pdf, 2. 2020-06-22_HCD LEAP Grant Notice of Funding Availability
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CC - Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Application for Local Government Planning Support Grant Program Funds in the Amount of $150,000 to support a Focused Study of the Sepulveda Boulevard Corridor, informing the General Plan Update Land Use Element.

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Meeting Date: June 22, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Ashley Hefner/Advance Planning

Phone Number: (310) 253-5744

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item:[] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/18/2020)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (06/11/2020)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council adopt a resolution authorizing application for Local Government Planning Support Grant Program funds in the amount of $150,000 to support a focused study of the Sepulveda Boulevard Corridor informing the Land Use and Housing Elements in the General Plan Update.


BACKGROUND

Increasing the availability of affordable homes statewide is critical to improving the quality of life of all Californians and to ending homelessness. In the 2019-20 Budget Act, Governor Gavin Newsom allocated $250 million for all regions, cities, and counties to do their part by prioritizing planning activities that accelerate housing production to meet identified housing needs of every community. With this allocation, HCD established the Local Early Action Planning Grant Program (LEAP) with $119 million for cities and counties. LEAP provides one-time grant funding to cities and counties to update their planning documents and implement process improvements that will facilitate the acceleration of housing production and help local governments to prepare for their Sixth Cycle Regional Housing Need Assessment (RHNA) much like t...

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