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Meeting Name: Housing Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/26/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, City Hall 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Room 11, Santa Rosa
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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19-205HA 14.1HAP Ordinance Update and New Commercial Linkage FeesHA- Study SessionHOUSING ALLOCATION PLAN ORDINANCE UPDATE AND NEW COMMERCIAL LINKAGE FEE BACKGROUND: Receive and comment on the policy implications of updating the Housing Allocation Plan Ordinance and consideration of a new Commercial Linkage Fee to increase affordable housing production.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-206HA 24.2Retreat DiscussionHA- Study SessionHOUSING AUTHORITY RETREAT DISCUSSION BACKGROUND: Periodically, the Housing Authority has agendized a special meeting to review and discuss subjects associated with the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Santa Rosa Housing Trust, and other related topics to assist the Commission and staff in the performance of their roles. This Study Session allows the Commission to have this discussion and if there is interest to proceed, the Chair would appoint an ad hoc committee to work with staff and develop an agenda and associated materialsreceived and filed  Action details Video Video
19-210HA 14.3Housing Anti-Discrimination OrdinanceHA- Study SessionHOUSING ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE BACKGROUND: The purpose of this Study Session is to provide the Housing Authority Board information regarding the Housing Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Based on Source of Income that was proposed to City Council on August 13. The Council of the City of Santa Rosa adopted a comprehensive housing strategy as part of its Tier 1 housing goals. A component of the housing strategy is to adopt a local ordinance that prohibits rental housing discrimination against tenants using Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and other forms of rental assistancereceived and filed  Action details Video Video
19-604HA 16.1June 17, 2019 - Draft Meeting MinutesHA- MinutesJune 17, 2019 - Draft Meeting MinutesApproved as submitted.  Action details Video Video
19-307HA 29.1Mixed Family Rule CommentsHA- Communication ItemLetter to HUD Re: Mixed Family Rule Comments - Provided for information.received and filed  Action details Not available
19-308HA 19.2Monthly Activities ReportHA- Communication ItemMONTHLY ACTIVITIES REPORT - Provided for information.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-404HA 110.1Bedford Lodging DonationHA- ConsentRESOLUTION - ACCEPTANCE AND APPROPRIATION OF $10,000 DONATION FROM BEDFORD LODGING RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Housing and Community Services Department that the Housing Authority, by resolution, accept the $10,000 donation from Bedford Lodging and appropriate the monies to Fund 2130 - Operating Reserves, Key 340708 - Housing Reserve Transfers.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-818HA 111.1Hearn Vet Village Loan ModificationHA- ReportREPORT - HEARN VETERANS VILLAGE LOAN MODIFICATION - 2149 WEST HEARN AVENUE BACKGROUND: In 2007, the Housing Authority approved a loan in the amount of $245,407 to assist Community Housing Sonoma County (“CHSC”) and Vietnam Veterans of California acquire an existing, vacant residential care facility for the development of a 12-bed transitional housing facility for homeless veterans. The loan was assumed by CHSC. On February 25, 2019, the Housing Authority approved a conditional Further Advance to CHSC in the amount of $285,000 for predevelopment costs associated with the second phase of the Hearn Veterans Village Project for 24 permanent supportive housing units for veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. In June 2019, CHSC informed staff that the organization wants to maintain distinct and separate loans and loan documentation for finances, operation and management for each project phase, so that they function as separate projects. The Further Advance approved in Feburary adds funds to the existing Phase 1 loan, thereby blending the two phases. Modifying the loato waive reading of the text and adopt as amendedPass Action details Video Video