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File #: 23-161    Version: 1 Name: Acceptance of Cities' and Councils of Governments Interim Housing Services Grant Funds
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 8/31/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action:
Title: CC- CONSENT ITEM: (1) Authorization of the Acceptance of Cities and Councils of Governments Interim Housing Services (CCOGIHS) Grant Funds in the Amount of $1,109,600 from the County of Los Angeles (County) Chief Executive Office of Homeless Initiative (CEO-HI); and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment.
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CC- CONSENT ITEM: (1) Authorization of the Acceptance of Cities and Councils of Governments Interim Housing Services (CCOGIHS) Grant Funds in the Amount of $1,109,600 from the County of Los Angeles (County) Chief Executive Office of Homeless Initiative (CEO-HI); and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment.

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Meeting Date: September 19, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Tevis Barnes/ CDD-Housing
Phone Number: (310) 253-5782

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

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (09/14/2022)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (08/31/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) authorize acceptance of Cities and Councils of Governments Interim Housing Services (CCOGIHS) Grant Funds in the amount of $1,109,600 from the County of Los Angeles (County) Chief Executive Office of Homeless Initiative (CEO-HI); and (2) approve a related budget amendment (requires a four-fifths vote).


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Notice of Award

The CCOGIHS NOFA was released on April 7, 2022, with an initial application deadline of May 25, 2022. The County Board of Supervisors (Board) directed the CEO-HI to create a $10 million Cities and Councils of Governments Interim Housing Services (CCOGIHS) Fund to support services at interim housing projects located in local jurisdictions. Interim housing creates a pathway for people experiencing homelessness (PEH) to secure permanent housing by providing emergency shelter and onsite connection to supportive services, so PEH can meet their most pressing and basic needs to become self-sufficient.

On April 25, 2022, the City Council approved the submission of a grant application in the amount of $10 million under the CCOG...

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