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File #: 72663    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City of Madison to serve as the Lead Agency for the HUD’s FY20 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Planning Project; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with Center for Community Stewardship to serve as
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Enactment date: 8/8/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00565
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison to serve as the Lead Agency for the HUD’s FY20 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Planning Project; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with Center for Community Stewardship to serve as a fiscal agent for the Planning Project.
Sponsors: Nikki Conklin, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Matthew J. Phair, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Attachments: 1. Community Letter Re- YHDP Funds and Lead Agency .pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City of Madison to serve as the Lead Agency for the HUD’s FY20 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Planning Project. In 2021, the Madison/ Dane County Continuum of Care (CoC) successfully applied for the YHDP grant, with Briarpatch Youth Services, Inc. designated as the Lead Agency. The aggregate grant award is $2.4 million, of which $249,000 is designated for a Planning Project. The Madison/ Dane County CoC has requested that the City act as the Lead Agency and administer the YHDP Planning Project, with the Center for Community Stewardship as the fiscal agent. No additional City appropriation is required.
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Authorizing the City of Madison to serve as the Lead Agency for the HUD’s FY20 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Planning Project; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with Center for Community Stewardship to serve as a fiscal agent for the Planning Project.
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BACKGROUND

The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (CFDA #14.276) is an initiative developed by the
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness -- both unaccompanied minors and youth ages 18-24 -- in communities across the nation.

On May 24, 2021, HUD released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO #FR-6400-N-35), announcing its FY20 YHDP grant award competition. The Madison/Dane County Continuum of Care (CoC) applied for the grant, with the City of Madison as the Collaborative Applicant and Briarpatch Youth Services, Inc. as the Lead Agency. The Madison/Dane County (CoC) was among the successful applicants, receiving an aggregate YHDP grant award of $2,447,820.

Up to $249,000 of this YHDP grant award is specifically earmarked for a Planning Project and the Common Council previously approved the City of Madison, as the Collaborative Applicant, to accept the Planning Project grant and the Mayor and City Clerk to execute...

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