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File #: 22-16    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/12/2022 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/18/2022 Final action:
Title: Quarterly Report (2021 Q4) and 2021 Annual Report for the Town of Carrboro's CDBG-CV Grant No. 20-V-3525 PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to receive the fourth quarter report, and an annual report for calendar year 2021, for the Town of Carrboro's Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) from the NC Department of Commerce.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Carrboro CY2021 4th Quarter Report - CDBG-CV, 2. Attachment B - Carrboro CDBG-CV Annual Performance Report 2021
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Quarterly Report (2021 Q4) and 2021 Annual Report for the Town of Carrboro's CDBG-CV Grant No. 20-V-3525

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to receive the fourth quarter report, and an annual report for calendar year 2021, for the Town of Carrboro's Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) from the NC Department of Commerce.
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DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Rebecca Buzzard, Housing and Community Services Director, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7438

INFORMATION: On August 25, 2020, Governor Cooper announced funding for three initiatives to help North Carolinians with rental and utility payments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these initiatives provided the availability of $27.5 million from a federal Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) to be administered by incorporated municipalities with under 50,000 residents and counties with under 200,000 residents, through the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Local governments were encouraged to prioritize the support of rental and utility payments and eviction prevention.

The Town of Carrboro applied for, and was awarded, $900,000 in CDBG-CV funds to be used with the Orange County's existing Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) program, which provides financial assistance to help Orange County residents with low incomes secure and maintain stable housing. All CDBG-CV funds must be obligated by March 17, 2023.

As part of the CDBG-CV grant compliance requirements, the Town of Carrboro must provide quarterly written status reports to the Town Council on the use of the CDBG-CV funds. Each quarterly report must be signed by the Mayor and submitted to the NC Department of Commerce. This report (Attachment A) covers the fourth quarter of the calendar year, from October 2021 to December 2021.

The Town of Carrboro must also submit an Annual Performance Report that covers CDBG-CV activities for the calendar ye...

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