Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0703    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Contracts for providing homeless prevention and rapid rehousing svcs
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 6/3/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to amend Contracts No. 35845 and No. 35846 with Interval House, of Long Beach, CA, for providing homeless prevention and rapid rehousing services through the Department of Housing and Urban Development Federal Emergency Solutions Grant funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, to increase the contract amounts by $1,002,540 and $200,000 respectively, for a revised total aggregate amount not to exceed $2,577,540, and extend the terms of the contracts through September 30, 2023. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 062122-R-34sr
Related files: 35845_003, 35846_002
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to amend Contracts No. 35845 and No. 35846 with Interval House, of Long Beach, CA, for providing homeless prevention and rapid rehousing services through the Department of Housing and Urban Development Federal Emergency Solutions Grant funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, to increase the contract amounts by $1,002,540 and $200,000 respectively, for a revised total aggregate amount not to exceed $2,577,540, and extend the terms of the contracts through September 30, 2023. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to amend the existing Contracts No. 35845 and 35846 with Interval House to continue providing homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing services within Long Beach. Both activities are funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Developmentā€™s Federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (ESG-CV).

On January 19, 2021, the City Council awarded contracts to Volunteers of America Los Angeles (VOALA), of Los Angeles, CA, and Interval House, of Long Beach, CA, to provide homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing services through the ESG-CV grant, funded by the CARES Act for a period of 20 months, with no renewal option. On April 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a statement notifying jurisdictions that the expenditure deadline for ESG-CV funds was extended to September 30, 2023. The Health Department made this information available to the ESG-CV service providers who are in good standing and requested funding plan reallocations. Interval House has provided the originally contracted services and is committed to continue homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing services in the Long Beach community. The service provider also participated in a round of meetings to assess their availability to take on...

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