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File #: 18-1659    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: DHHS: Mental Health
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Resolution Authorizing the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services to Apply for and Accept Funding Made Available through the California Department of Housing and Community Development's No Place Like Home Program
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution 19-01, 3. No Place Like Home Program Notice of Funding Availability dated October 15, 2018, as amended on October 30, 2018, 4. No Place Like Home Program Guidelines dated July 17, 2017
To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Mental Health

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
title
Resolution Authorizing the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services to Apply for and Accept Funding Made Available through the California Department of Housing and Community Development's No Place Like Home Program
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Adopt the attached resolution which authorizes the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Director, or a designee thereof, to apply for and accept, if awarded, funding made available through the California Department of Housing and Community Development's No Place Like Home Program; and
2. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return a fully executed certified copy of the attached resolution to the Department of Health and Human Services - Contract Unit for submission to the California Department of Housing and Community Development.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Mental Health Fund

DISCUSSION:
On October 15, 2018, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the first round of competitive funding made available through the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Program. With a population under Two Hundred Thousand (200,000) residents, the County of Humboldt is defined as one of thirty-one (31) small counties by the NOFA. HCD will release at least three (3) additional NOFAs, with each round issued no later than one (1) year after the issuance of award letters under each prior funding round. Following the first four (4) funding rounds, additional funding rounds will occur annually until any remaining funds have been exhausted. Award announcements for the first round of competitive NPLH funding are expected to be made in June, 2019.

Applications for the first round of competitive NPLH funding are due to HCD on January 30, 2019. Applications may be submitted by the county with...

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