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File #: 42488    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor to sign an application for 2016-2017 ETH grant funds, to be submitted by the City to the Wisconsin DOA’s Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources, on behalf of local agencies providing housing and services to homeless and
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/12/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 5/3/2016 Final action: 5/3/2016
Enactment date: 5/5/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00328
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to sign an application for 2016-2017 ETH grant funds, to be submitted by the City to the Wisconsin DOA’s Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources, on behalf of local agencies providing housing and services to homeless and at-risk individuals and families.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Maurice S. Cheeks, Matthew J. Phair
Attachments: 1. HSC Board Final 2016 ETH Application.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City to submit an application on behalf of local service agencies for 2016-2017 ETH grant funds. The Community Development Division's 2016 Adopted Operating Budget authorized $500,000 in ETH grant revenues and commensurate expenditures. The City anticipates receiving an allocation of $497,114 in ESG, THP, and HPP grant funds for 2016-2017.

The following MUNIS accounts include the 2016 revenue budget authority for ETH grant funds:

62112101-42210-83016 HSG AST EN STATE REV OP 2016 ESG
62550101-42210-83016 CD 26 A EN STATE REV OP 2016 ESG
62112101-42210-83116 HSG AST EN STATE REV OP 2016 HPP
62112101-42210-83216 HSG AST EN STATE REV OP 2016 THP
Title
Authorizing the Mayor to sign an application for 2016-2017 ETH grant funds, to be submitted by the City to the Wisconsin DOA’s Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources, on behalf of local agencies providing housing and services to homeless and at-risk individuals and families.
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Background
The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Transitional Housing Program (THP), and Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) are State-administered funds, collectively referred to as the ETH Program. ESG funds are awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DEHCR) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for distribution to eligible applicants. HPP and THP are State-funded programs.

ESG, THP and HPP funds are combined and allocated to local continuums of care (CoCs), each of which serve specific geographic areas of the state. The Madison/Dane County CoC is served by a group of community-based non-profit agencies that provide a range of services and housing to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless. The lead applicant and sub-recipient applicants may apply for this funding under six different project types: administration, emergency shelter, homeless management i...

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