City of Albuquerque
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File #: R-21-158   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Reported from Committee
File created: 5/3/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving Renewal Awards From The U.S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development For The 2021 Continuum Of Care Grant And Providing An Appropriation To The Department Of Family And Community Services, Beginning In Fiscal Year 2021 (Bassan, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-158
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-158 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Brook Bassan, by request


RESOLUTION
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Approving Renewal Awards From The U.S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development For The 2021 Continuum Of Care Grant And Providing An Appropriation To The Department Of Family And Community Services, Beginning In Fiscal Year 2021 (Bassan, by request)
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WHEREAS, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced its Fiscal Year 2021 renewal awards for grants as part of the Continuum of Care program, HUD's comprehensive and coordinated approach to addressing and resolving homelessness; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has provided the leadership in the community to carefully plan and build a systematic approach to address homelessness; and has been awarded renewals for these grant funds for which the IDOH is estimated at $36,516 and reimbursed by the Grantor, $63,407.00 City in kind services, and $716,992 matching from sub-recipient cash and in kind services; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque and the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness have identified three priorities that must be addressed in the city: (1) to provide rapid re-housing for homeless families; (2) to provide transitional housing for homeless individuals with disabilities; and (3) to provide permanent supportive housing for homeless households with disabilities; and
WHEREAS, the HUD Continuum of Care program provides critical resources to provide: (1) rapid re-housing and supportive services for homeless families through the Rapid Re-housing Program; (2) transitional housing and supportive services for disabled homeless individuals through the Transitional Housing Program; and (3) permanent housing and supportive services for disabled homeless households through the Rental Assistance Program.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE...

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