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Legislation #: 081110 Introduction Date: 10/30/2008
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 11/6/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER CIRCO
Title: Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and submitting the Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and authorizing the Director of City Development to submit a proposal(s) to the State of Missouri for funding under HERA.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/30/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/30/2008 Referred to Housing Committee
11/5/2008 Immediate Adoption
11/6/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 081110

 

Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and submitting the Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and authorizing the Director of City Development to submit a proposal(s) to the State of Missouri for funding under HERA.

 

WHEREAS, in July 2008, Congress enacted Public Law 110-289, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), which provided funding to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to allocate to states, counties and cities in response to the housing crisis; and

 

WHEREAS, Title III of Division B of HERA created and funded the Emergency Assistance for the Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes, commonly known as the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, under which state and local governments may utilize the funding by establishing financing mechanisms for the purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed homes and residential properties; purchasing and rehabilitating abandoned or foreclosed residential properties; establishing land banks for foreclosed homes; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties, among other eligible activities; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, has been allocated $7,323,734.00 in funding from HUD to be used toward the above mentioned purposes; and

WHEREAS, in order to receive this funding, the City must amend its 2008 One Year Action Plan which was approved by Council through Committee Substitute For Resolution No. 080218, and submit said Substantial Amendment to HUD for its consideration; and

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri has been allocated $42,664,187.00 in HERA funding and has implemented a request for proposal process to target areas of greatest need and to determine how its allocations will be further distributed to local governments; and

WHEREAS, the City must submit a proposal(s) to the State in order for the State to consider including the City in its HERA/Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding allocation process; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Substantial Amendment to the 2008 Action Plan prepared pursuant to the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, a copy of which, in substantial form, is on file in office of the Director of City Development and is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby authorized to execute and submit the aforesaid Substantial Amendment to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Section 3. That the City Council hereby certifies that said Substantial Amendment has been prepared pursuant to and in accordance with the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), as well as with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developments standard rules and regulations pertaining to the use of Community Development Block Grant funds.

Section 4. That the Director of City Development, on behalf of the City, is authorized to submit a proposal(s) to the State of Missouri in order for the State to consider including the City in its HERA/Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding allocation process.

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