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For Meeting of:
October 20, 2014
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Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

FY 2014 HUD-Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant agreement between the City of Orlando and the Miracle of Love, Inc., 741 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32804


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 Annual Action Plan, a request from Miracle of Love for HOPWA funding in the amount of $425,227.  Miracle of Love 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 Miracle of Love the sum of Four Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand, Two Hundred Twenty-Seven Dollars and No Cents, ($425,227.00) in HOPWA funds for eligible housing assistance services. This allocation will be distributed among five service categories: $180,000.00 to Supportive Services; $105,461.00 to Short-Term, Rent, Mortgage and Utility; $73,000.00 to Tenant-Based Assistance; $37,000.00 to Permanent Housing Placement costs; and $29,766.00 for Agency Administration.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: FY2014 HUD – Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) 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 Miracle of Love in the amount of $425,227 after review of the documents by the City Attorney's office and Grants Development Supervisor.

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

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Contact: Elvis Santana
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/10/2014 9:50 AM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/10/2014 9:50 AM
Grants 10/10/2014 1:03 PM
City Clerk 10/10/2014 1:23 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Miracle_of_Love_Agreement_PY2014-2015_20141007.pdf FY 2014 HUD-Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant agreement between the City of Orlando and the Miracle of Love Backup Material
FY14-15_MOL_Fiscal_Impact_Stmt.docx Miracle of Love FIS Backup Material

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