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File #: 18-1549    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: DHHS: Administrative
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Master Lease Agreement by and between County of Humboldt and Eureka 4th Street, LP
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Master Lease-DHHS 4th Street Signed, 3. Subordination Agreement Signed, 4. Resolution on Homelessness

To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Administration

Agenda Section: Consent

Master Lease Agreement by and between County of Humboldt and Eureka 4th Street, LP

That the Board of Supervisors approve, and authorize the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to execute, the attached master lease agreement and subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreement with Eureka 4th Street, LP regarding DHHS' leasing of 25 units for DHHS-selected tenants.

Social Services, Mental Health and Public Health Funds

On March 1, 2016 (item H-2) the Board approved a Joint Resolution of the City Council of the City of Eureka (the City) and the County of Humboldt to Collaborate on Reducing Homelessness (attachment 2). The resolution states "the County, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the City shall work collaboratively with the community to create a sustainable strategy and human infrastructure to implement the Housing First approach."

Following this direction, DHHS, the City of Eureka and the Danco Group collaborated on a project that offers permanent supportive housing units for homeless veterans and/or dependent homeless adults with special needs. The Eureka Veterans and Homeless Project (Project) located at 108 4th Street in Eureka is a multifamily 50 unit building for low-income tenants built and renovated by Eureka 4th Street, LP, part of the Danco Group.

The proposed master lease agreement (attachment 1) sets forth the conditions under which Eureka 4th Street, LP will master lease twenty-five (25) rental units in the Project to DHHS for lease to tenants designated by DHHS. Eureka 4th Street, LP has received an allocation of low-income housing tax credits for the Project and intends for the project to qualify as a "low income housing project" under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. The requirements ...

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