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File #: 21-337    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/5/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Fiscal Year 20-21 Affordable Housing and Community Services Report PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to request that Town Council receive a report on the Town's Affordable Housing and Community Services Activities in FY 20-21.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Housing Yearly Summary FY20.21 Memo, 2. Attachment B - FY20-21 HCS Year End Report, 3. Attachment C - Updated Affordable Housing Goals & Strategies, 4. Attachment D- Quarterly Affordable Housing Report, 5. Attachment E - FY20-21 Map of Affordable Housing Funding Locations, 6. Attachment F- EHA Outreach Update -Town of Carrboro
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Fiscal Year 20-21 Affordable Housing and Community Services Report

PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to request that Town Council receive a report on the Town's Affordable Housing and Community Services Activities in FY 20-21.
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DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Rebecca Buzzard, Housing & Community Services Director, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7438; Anne-Marie Vanaman, Housing & Community Services Management Specialist, amvanaman@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7321

INFORMATION: On September 8, 2020, the newly formed Housing and Community Services department reported to Town Council on its FY 19-20 activities, including COVID response.
In FY 20-21, pandemic related activities continued, but the focus consolidated around one of the most pressing needs: Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA). Staff will report on EHA, the use of the Affordable Housing Special Revenue Fund, and the town's continued support of non-profit agencies that meet community needs through Human Services funding. Attachment A provides a memo updating Council on key housing areas of focus in FY 20-21 and responds to Council Member questions/comments received during past presentations and via email. Attachment B provides a summary of the activities that addressed identified affordable housing and community service needs in FY 20-21.
On September 15, 2021, the Affordable Housing Advisory Commission (AHAC) reviewed a report on the accomplishments and progress toward the identified affordable housing goals, as required by their charge. Attachments C and D reflect updates to the Town's Affordable Housing Goals and Strategies document and current activities being undertaken to meet those goals.
A map reflecting the location of FY 20-21 housing projects funded through the Affordable Housing Special Revenue Fund, and where Emergency Housing Assistance was provided, is attached as item E. Attachment F, provided by the County, presents ...

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