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File #: CONS 21-605   
Section: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 11/16/2021 Final action:
Subject: Adopt a Resolution 1) Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for $662,000 for the City of Hayward Navigation Center; 2) Accept and Appropriate State Funds; and 3) Reallocate Realized Savings to Mid-County Housing Resource Center (HRC) for Flexible Funding Administration
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II Resolution
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: City Manager

SUBJECT

Title
Adopt a Resolution 1) Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for $662,000 for the City of Hayward Navigation Center; 2) Accept and Appropriate State Funds; and 3) Reallocate Realized Savings to Mid-County Housing Resource Center (HRC) for Flexible Funding Administration

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RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation
That the Council adopt a resolution (Attachment II):
1) Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for $662,000 for the City of Hayward Navigation Center;
2) Accept and Appropriate State Funds; and
3) Reallocate Realized Savings to Mid-County Housing Resource Center (HRC) for Flexible Funding Administration...End

SUMMARY

In March 2021, staff worked with the City's lobbyist, Capital Advocacy Partners, to submit a request for one-time State funding for use at the Hayward Navigation Center. The City of Hayward requested $662,000 to purchase the modular buildings at the Hayward Navigation Center. In October 2021, the City was notified that pursuant to the 2021-22 California Budget Act, (2021-22 Budget Bill Jr., Chapter 69, Section 19.56) the City of Hayward will receive the requested amount of $662,000 from the State General Fund.

These one-time funds will assist in sustaining the Hayward Navigation Center. The purchase of the facilities at the Hayward Navigation Center will allow the City to continue providing support and services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The Center provides immediate shelter, intensive case management, and housing navigation services to homeless adults in Hayward. Since the November 2019 opening, 153 individuals have exited the Hayward Navigation Center, with 98 exits to permanent housing. Exits to permanent housing com...

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