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Meeting Name: Housing Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/25/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, City Hall 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Room 11, Santa Rosa
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21-003HA 13.1 HA- Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR (Government Code Section 54956.8) Property: 983 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. APN 009-171-029 Agency Negotiator: Megan Basinger, Interim Director Negotiating Parties: Southwest Community Health Center dba Santa Rosa Community Health Centers Under Negotiations: Terms of Lease   Not available Not available
21-600HA 19.1 HA- MinutesDecember 14, 2020 - Draft Minutes   Not available Not available
21-302HA 112.1Accepting Applications for HA Commissioner VacanciesHA- Communication ItemACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSIONER VACANCIES - Provided for Information Only. The Housing Authority is now accepting applications for two Commissioner vacancies. Applications can be found online at or a hard copy can be obtained by calling Steve Brown at 707-543-4310. The purpose of the Housing Authority is to ensure adequate, decent, safe and sanitary housing for qualified people within Santa Rosa consistent with federal, state and local laws. The Housing Authority primarily consists of the Santa Rosa Housing Trust, and Rental Housing Assistance programs, both of which are responsible for improving the quality and affordability of housing in the City. Key objectives include: · Commit funds to developers of new affordable units · Administer contracts with developers of new affordable units pursuant to the Housing Allocation Plan. · Provide rental assistance to approximately 2,000 families with the funds allocated by HUD to the City of Santa Rosa.   Not available Video Video
21-301HA 112.2HA FY 2020-21 Q1 Financial ReportHA- Communication ItemHOUSING AUTHORITY FY 2020-21 Q1 FINANCIAL REPORT - Provided for information.   Not available Video Video
21-800HA 114.1CDBG - DR NOFAHA- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER RECOVERY NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS BACKGROUND: In response to the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for the Disaster Recovery - Multifamily Housing Program (DR-MHP) announcing approximately $38 million of funds for affordable housing, the Housing Authority received seventeen applications requesting $149 million for 1,283 total new units. A separate Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers was conducted simultaneously with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking DR-MHP or other competitive financing. The timelines for both the NOFA and the RFP were expedited in an effort to position projects applying for 4% tax credits in February 2021. A joint City Council and Housing Authority Ad-Hoc Review Committee comprised of Councilmembers Sawyer and Schwedhelm and Housing Authority Commissioners Burke and Test met to review the projects that had responded to the DR-MHP NOFA. RECOMMENDATION: It   Not available Video Video
21-800HA 1 CDBG - DR NOFAHA- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER RECOVERY NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS BACKGROUND: In response to the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for the Disaster Recovery - Multifamily Housing Program (DR-MHP) announcing approximately $38 million of funds for affordable housing, the Housing Authority received seventeen applications requesting $149 million for 1,283 total new units. A separate Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers was conducted simultaneously with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking DR-MHP or other competitive financing. The timelines for both the NOFA and the RFP were expedited in an effort to position projects applying for 4% tax credits in February 2021. A joint City Council and Housing Authority Ad-Hoc Review Committee comprised of Councilmembers Sawyer and Schwedhelm and Housing Authority Commissioners Burke and Test met to review the projects that had responded to the DR-MHP NOFA. RECOMMENDATION: It   Not available Video Video
21-800HA 1 CDBG - DR NOFAHA- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER RECOVERY NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS BACKGROUND: In response to the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for the Disaster Recovery - Multifamily Housing Program (DR-MHP) announcing approximately $38 million of funds for affordable housing, the Housing Authority received seventeen applications requesting $149 million for 1,283 total new units. A separate Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers was conducted simultaneously with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking DR-MHP or other competitive financing. The timelines for both the NOFA and the RFP were expedited in an effort to position projects applying for 4% tax credits in February 2021. A joint City Council and Housing Authority Ad-Hoc Review Committee comprised of Councilmembers Sawyer and Schwedhelm and Housing Authority Commissioners Burke and Test met to review the projects that had responded to the DR-MHP NOFA. RECOMMENDATION: It   Not available Video Video
21-800HA 1 CDBG - DR NOFAHA- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER RECOVERY NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS BACKGROUND: In response to the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for the Disaster Recovery - Multifamily Housing Program (DR-MHP) announcing approximately $38 million of funds for affordable housing, the Housing Authority received seventeen applications requesting $149 million for 1,283 total new units. A separate Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers was conducted simultaneously with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking DR-MHP or other competitive financing. The timelines for both the NOFA and the RFP were expedited in an effort to position projects applying for 4% tax credits in February 2021. A joint City Council and Housing Authority Ad-Hoc Review Committee comprised of Councilmembers Sawyer and Schwedhelm and Housing Authority Commissioners Burke and Test met to review the projects that had responded to the DR-MHP NOFA. RECOMMENDATION: It   Not available Video Video
21-800HA 1 CDBG - DR NOFAHA- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - DISASTER RECOVERY NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS BACKGROUND: In response to the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for the Disaster Recovery - Multifamily Housing Program (DR-MHP) announcing approximately $38 million of funds for affordable housing, the Housing Authority received seventeen applications requesting $149 million for 1,283 total new units. A separate Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers was conducted simultaneously with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking DR-MHP or other competitive financing. The timelines for both the NOFA and the RFP were expedited in an effort to position projects applying for 4% tax credits in February 2021. A joint City Council and Housing Authority Ad-Hoc Review Committee comprised of Councilmembers Sawyer and Schwedhelm and Housing Authority Commissioners Burke and Test met to review the projects that had responded to the DR-MHP NOFA. RECOMMENDATION: It   Not available Video Video
21-801HA 214.2 HA- ReportREPORT - DECEMBER 2020 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT BASED VOUCHERS - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 3575 MENDOCINO AVE PHASE I, BURBANK AVENUE APARTMENTS, THE CANNERY AT RAILROAD SQUARE, DEL NIDO APARTMENTS AND LINDA TUNIS SENIOR APARTMENTS BACKGROUND: On November 3, 2020, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority released a Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) for up to 80 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) or other competitive financing. The RFP was released in conjunction with a separate, concurrent NOFA for approximately $38 million in CDBG-DR funds. All final awards of vouchers will be contingent upon the project receiving the competitive funding the PBVs are being used to leverage; in the case of new construction projects, final awards are also contingent upon a successful completion of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidy Layering Review (SLR), and all projects must complete an environmental review. The RFP deadline was Dec   Not available Not available
21-801HA 2  HA- ReportREPORT - DECEMBER 2020 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT BASED VOUCHERS - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 3575 MENDOCINO AVE PHASE I, BURBANK AVENUE APARTMENTS, THE CANNERY AT RAILROAD SQUARE, DEL NIDO APARTMENTS AND LINDA TUNIS SENIOR APARTMENTS BACKGROUND: On November 3, 2020, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority released a Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) for up to 80 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) or other competitive financing. The RFP was released in conjunction with a separate, concurrent NOFA for approximately $38 million in CDBG-DR funds. All final awards of vouchers will be contingent upon the project receiving the competitive funding the PBVs are being used to leverage; in the case of new construction projects, final awards are also contingent upon a successful completion of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidy Layering Review (SLR), and all projects must complete an environmental review. The RFP deadline was Dec   Not available Not available
21-801HA 2  HA- ReportREPORT - DECEMBER 2020 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT BASED VOUCHERS - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 3575 MENDOCINO AVE PHASE I, BURBANK AVENUE APARTMENTS, THE CANNERY AT RAILROAD SQUARE, DEL NIDO APARTMENTS AND LINDA TUNIS SENIOR APARTMENTS BACKGROUND: On November 3, 2020, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority released a Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) for up to 80 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) or other competitive financing. The RFP was released in conjunction with a separate, concurrent NOFA for approximately $38 million in CDBG-DR funds. All final awards of vouchers will be contingent upon the project receiving the competitive funding the PBVs are being used to leverage; in the case of new construction projects, final awards are also contingent upon a successful completion of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidy Layering Review (SLR), and all projects must complete an environmental review. The RFP deadline was Dec   Not available Not available
21-801HA 2  HA- ReportREPORT - DECEMBER 2020 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT BASED VOUCHERS - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 3575 MENDOCINO AVE PHASE I, BURBANK AVENUE APARTMENTS, THE CANNERY AT RAILROAD SQUARE, DEL NIDO APARTMENTS AND LINDA TUNIS SENIOR APARTMENTS BACKGROUND: On November 3, 2020, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority released a Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) for up to 80 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) or other competitive financing. The RFP was released in conjunction with a separate, concurrent NOFA for approximately $38 million in CDBG-DR funds. All final awards of vouchers will be contingent upon the project receiving the competitive funding the PBVs are being used to leverage; in the case of new construction projects, final awards are also contingent upon a successful completion of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidy Layering Review (SLR), and all projects must complete an environmental review. The RFP deadline was Dec   Not available Not available
21-801HA 2  HA- ReportREPORT - DECEMBER 2020 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT BASED VOUCHERS - FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 3575 MENDOCINO AVE PHASE I, BURBANK AVENUE APARTMENTS, THE CANNERY AT RAILROAD SQUARE, DEL NIDO APARTMENTS AND LINDA TUNIS SENIOR APARTMENTS BACKGROUND: On November 3, 2020, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority released a Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) for up to 80 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with the intent to improve the financial feasibility of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) or other competitive financing. The RFP was released in conjunction with a separate, concurrent NOFA for approximately $38 million in CDBG-DR funds. All final awards of vouchers will be contingent upon the project receiving the competitive funding the PBVs are being used to leverage; in the case of new construction projects, final awards are also contingent upon a successful completion of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidy Layering Review (SLR), and all projects must complete an environmental review. The RFP deadline was Dec   Not available Not available