CITY OF ORLANDO
COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM


Items Types:
Housing
For Meeting of:
November 9, 2020
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

Subject:
Agreement between the City of Orlando and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Inc. for Emergency Solutions Grant-CARES Act (ESG-CV) funds

Summary:

On June 1, 2020, City Council approved a substantial Amendment to the 2019 Action Plan for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing and Community Development programs to authorize the execution of the CARES Act HUD Agreements. 

The CARES Act included a special allocation of Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG-CV) to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance and to support additional homeless assistance and homeless prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.

Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida has requested ESG-CV funding in the amount of Sixty-One Thousand Two Hundred Forty-Nine Dollars ($61,249).  Funding will support their rapid rehousing program that moves people out of shelters into permanent homes.


Fiscal & Efficiency Data: The City has received a total of $670,317 in ESG-CV funds under the first round of ESG-CV allocation of the CARES Act.

Recommended Action:
Approving and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement with Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida in the amount of Sixty-One Thousand Two Hundred Forty-Nine Dollars ($61,249) after review and approval by the City's Attorney's Office and Grants Development Supervisor.  


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: Sonia Carnaval, Housing & Community Development Manager, 407-246-3326; Sonia.Carnaval@cityoforlando.net
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Grants 10/28/2020 4:06 PM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/28/2020 4:42 PM
City Clerk 10/29/2020 2:54 PM

ATTACHMENTS:
Name: Description: Type:
ESG-CV_Agreement_-_Coalition_for_Homeless_2020-2021_$61_249.docx DRAFT Agreement Backup Material
Coalition_-_Fiscal_Impact_Statement.docx Fiscal Impact Statement Backup Material

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