Coordinate City Human Services funding process and contracts.
Administer the Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and various State, County, and local grant programs.
Work with citizens, community groups, and City Council to establish sound policies for allocating Human Service funds among various social services agencies serving the community, as well as allocating CDBG funds, and meeting Federal requirements that benefit programs and projects for low and moderate-income persons.
Provide Fair Housing Enforcement, including investigation of reported cases of housing discrimination.
Administer the Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) grant program to ensure compliance with State of California regulations.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023
Develop, with public input, the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) and submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by the HUD-established deadline.
Develop, with public input, the Annual Consolidated Action Plan and submit to HUD by the HUD-established deadline.
Deliver mid-year Grantee Performance Reports to Community Development Human Services Committee prior to commencement of applicant interviews.
Deliver year-end Grantee Performance Reports to Community Development Human Services Committee prior to the committee's September meeting.
Through administration of the newly implemented PLHA program, ensure that PLHA funds support activities that assist persons who are experiencing or are at-risk of homelessness.