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File #: 19-2332    Version: 1 Name: 1/6/20 AAHC 1 FTE increase FY20 budget
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/6/2020 Final action: 1/6/2020
Enactment date: 1/6/2020 Enactment #: R-19-592
Title: Resolution to Increase One FTE in the FY20 Housing Commission Budget to Administer Additional Housing Vouchers (8 Votes Required)
Title
Resolution to Increase One FTE in the FY20 Housing Commission Budget to Administer Additional Housing Vouchers (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
The Ann Arbor Housing Commission is requesting approval of One additional FTE in the FY20 budget due to a new HUD award of 90 Non-Elderly Disabled (NED) Vouchers and 11 Homeless Veteran Supportive Housing (VASH). This position will be paid for primarily with new HUD administrative funds and the AAHC will pay the balance of the staffing and administrative costs. The AAHC is not requesting additional general funds. These funds are not grant funds. These funds are a payment for services to complete a contract with HUD.

The Ann Arbor Housing Commission (AAHC) was awarded $882,015 to provide rent subsidies for 90 new NED tenants in November 2019. This award automatically renews annually. In addition, HUD will pay the AAHC an administrative fee of approximately $66,000/year, which is also automatically renewed each year by HUD.

The AAHC was also awarded $76,718 to provide rent subsidies for 11 new Homeless Veterans with Supportive Housing (VASH) in December 2019. This award increases our VASH vouchers from 226 to 237. This award automatically renews annually. In addition, HUD will pay the AAHC an administrative fee of approximately $7,200/year, which is also automatically renewed each year by HUD.

The AAHC is requesting the addition of 1 FTE to pull names from our waitlist, process applications, conduct briefings with applicants, calculate and verify income eligibility, coordinate apartment inspections, coordinate with our community partners and work with landlords to comply with the program. Under the voucher program, tenants are required to report all income changes and landlords are required to report all lease changes. Therefore, this position has ongoing requirements to administer the program. Once the initial tenants are leased-up, this position will be responsible for conducting interim and annual income calcula...

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