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File #: ID-2020-211    Version: 1 Name: LEAP Grant Application for Housing Element
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/7/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Emeryville Authorizing Application For, And Receipt Of, $65,000 In Local Government Planning Support Grant Program Funds To Partially Fund Preparation And Adoption Of The 2022-2030 Housing Element Of The Emeryville General Plan, And If Awarded To Appropriate The Funds To Grant Fund 254 (Charles S. Bryant / Diana Keena)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Draft Resolution, 3. Exhibit A - Grant Application, 4. APPROVED Resolution No. 20-45

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Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Emeryville Authorizing Application For, And Receipt Of, $65,000 In Local Government Planning Support Grant Program Funds To Partially Fund Preparation And Adoption Of The 2022-2030 Housing Element Of The Emeryville General Plan, And If Awarded To Appropriate The Funds To Grant Fund 254 (Charles S. Bryant / Diana Keena)

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Staff recommends that the City Council authorize the City Manager to apply for a $65,000 Local Early Action Program (LEAP) planning grant from the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), and, if it is awarded, to enter into a funding agreement with HCD and use the funds as proposed in the application.  The application is to use the funds to prepare the 2022-2030 Housing Element of the Emeryville General Plan with policies to increase production of affordable housing.