00-0307R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2000 HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENTS FOR COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT WITH WOMEN'S TRANSITIONAL HOUSING CORPORATION AND NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST IN A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $22,000.

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into HOME program CHDO organizational support grant agreements, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. , with Women's Transitional Housing Corporation (WHTC) in an amount not to exceed $13,000 and Northern Communities Land Trust (NCLT) in an amount not to exceed $9,000, both agreements payable from 2000 HOME CHDO Fund 260, Agency 020, Organization 2602, Object H003.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize HOME Program CHDO Organizational Support Grant Agreements with WTHC and NCLT. WTHC will use this funding to expand its ability to provide housing development assistance to other non-profits on a consultant basis. Key staff will receive housing development training and housing management training. NCLT will use this funding to continue to expand NCLT's capacity to develop affordable home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income families. Staff activities related to organizational activities will be funded and three people from NCLT will be sent to the national Community Land Trust Conference for training.