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File #: 18-0048    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/19/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2018 Final action: 1/11/2018
Title: Actions pertaining to HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Housing Development Organization, Agreement with Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc.: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. 2. Approve a $445,000 HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Housing Development Organization, Agreement with Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc. for the construction of three affordable single-family houses at West Rialto Avenue and North Barcus Avenue in northwest Fresno (District 1).
Sponsors: Planning and Development Department
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - CEQA Categorically Exempt Form, 2. Exhibit B HOME CHDO Agreement - CAO signed.pdf, 3. Exhibit C - Project Location Map, 4. Exhibit D - Project Sources and Uses of Funds
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



January 11, 2018


FROM: JENNIFER K. CLARK, Director
Development and Resource Management Department

THROUGH: KELLI FURTADO, Assistant Director
Development and Resource Management Department

BY: THOMAS MORGAN, Housing Manager
Development and Resource Management Department

CORRINA NUNEZ, Project Manager
Development and Resource Management Department


SUBJECT

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Actions pertaining to HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Housing Development Organization, Agreement with Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc.:
1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.
2. Approve a $445,000 HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Housing Development Organization, Agreement with Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc. for the construction of three affordable single-family houses at West Rialto Avenue and North Barcus Avenue in northwest Fresno (District 1).
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council: 1) Adopt a Finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15332 (Exhibit "A" - CEQA Categorical Exemption form); and 2) Approve a $445,000 HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Agreement (Exhibit "B" - HOME CHDO Agreement) with Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc. (Habitat), for the construction of three single-family houses to be located at northeast corner of West Rialto Avenue and North Barcus Avenue in northwest Fresno (Exhibit "C" - Project Location Map).

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On May 9, 2017, Habitat was selected through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to receive $445,000 in 2017 HOME CHDO funds for its Central Lots Project. Habitat is a City-certified CHDO and is eligible to receive HOME CHDO funding for its Central Lots Project.


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