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File #: 20-468    Version: 1 Name: Proposed Second Substantial Amendment to HUD FY 19-20 Annual Action Plan (SR)
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 11/2/2020 Final action: 11/2/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for the City of San Leandro City Council Public Hearing on the Proposed Second Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan
Sponsors: Tom Liao
Attachments: 1. Att A FY 19-20 AAP Draft 2nd Sub Amendment, 2. Att B SL FY19-20AAP 2nd Sub Amendment-summary, 3. 5A Presentation-FY19-20AAPAmendment#2
Related files: 20-469
Title
Staff Report for the City of San Leandro City Council Public Hearing on the Proposed Second Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan
Staffreport
SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Staff recommends that the City Council hold a public hearing to review the draft Second Substantial Amendment to the FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan (AAP), direct staff to publish the draft document and solicit public comment from November 3 to November 16, 2020. Staff also recommends that the City Council set a public meeting[PRR1][LT2] for November 16, 2020 to consider final approval of the proposed Second Substantial Amendment to the AAP.
BACKGROUND
The City of San Leandro is an entitlement grantee of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136 was adopted and authorized on March 27, 2020. As a result, HUD awarded the City of San Leandro Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Round I funding in the amount of $451,972 and Round III funding in the amount of $711,206. These stimulus funds are intended to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. There are three major goals identified for these funds under the Housing and Community Development Act where the CDBG Program originated:
* Provide decent housing;
* Provide a suitable living environment; and
* Expand economic opportunity.
In addition, CDBG funds must be used to meet one of three national objectives:
1) benefit low- and moderate-income persons;
2) aid in the prevention of slum and blight; or
3) meet an urgent need.
Analysis
In response to COVID-19, the CARES Act, Public Law 116-136 was adopted and authorized on March 27, 2020. In April 2020, HUD awarded the City of San Leandro $451,972 in CDBG-CV Round I CARES Act funds t...

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