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For Meeting of:
October 20, 2014
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Grant Received by City?: Yes

FY 2014-2015 HUD-Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant agreement between the City of Orlando and St. Francis House of Hospitality (address undisclosed due to client confidentiality).


The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has designated the City of Orlando to act as recipient and administrator of HOPWA funding for the area of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties, which is referred to as the Orlando Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area (EMSA).  The City of Orlando administers the HOPWA Program, which contracts with eligible service providers for the distribution of funds according to HUD regulations.




On July 28, 2014, City Council approved, as part of the FY 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan, a request from St. Francis House of Hospitality for HOPWA funding in the amount of $128,400.00.  St. Francis House of Hospitality will use this funding to provide HOPWA housing assistance services to eligible low-income persons with AIDS or related diseases who reside in the Orlando EMSA.


Under the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the City agrees to reimburse St. Francis House of  Hospitality the sum of One Hundred Twenty Eight Thousand Four Hundred Dollars and No cents ($128,400.00) in HOPWA funds for eligible housing assistance services. This allocation will be distributed among two service categories: $120,000.00 to Facility Based Operating costs and $8,400.00 for Agency Administration.


Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

PY2014 HUD – Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant was approved on 07/28/2014 as part of the Annual Action Plan.


Recommended Action:

Approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement with St. Francis House of Hospitality in the amount of $128,400.00 after review of the documents by the City Attorney's office.


Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Dr. Scharlene Ahmed
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/9/2014 3:14 PM
Grants 10/10/2014 1:32 PM
City Clerk 10/10/2014 1:41 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Housing_-_St._Francis_Hs_Hosp_Agreement_PY2014.docx St. Francis House of Hospitality, Inc. (PY 2014) Agreement Backup Material
Fiscal_Impact_St._Francis_House_of_Hospitality_(PY2014).doc St. Francis House of Hospitality, Inc. (PY2014) FIS Fiscal Impact Statement

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