On December 6, 2019, the Department of Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency (BCSH) announced the availability of approximately $650 million for HHAP grant funding, including an estimated allocation for the County of Yolo. The funding was allocated to the County for the purpose of providing; prevention and shelter diversion to permanent housing, rental assistance & rapid rehousing, delivery of permanent housing & innovation solutions like motel/hotel conversion, new navigation centers & emergency shelters. These funds were approved through the July 31st, 2019 passing of Assembly Bill 101 to provide immediate assistance to cities, counties, and local Continuums of Cares to address the homelessness crisis throughout California.
Approval of this agreement will contribute funding for the construction of a permanent supportive housing project located in Woodland, CA consisting of 61 manufactured units in 30 buildings, which will provide up to 72 permanent supportive housing affordable beds for the homeless at 30% AMI. The plan accommodates residents to socialize both inside and outside of their homes through common areas between pairs of units, with the community room, garden, and plaza as active and passive gathering places.
The Performance Measures associated with this agreement are included in Attachment B.