Urban County Program

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was created by the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Act of 1974. In the County of Santa Clara, the CDBG Program is operated by the Office of Supportive Housing. The County CDBG Program is federally funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist lower-income and special needs persons to address ​​housing and community development needs. The County of Santa Clara administers CDBG on behalf of the Unincorporated Areas of Santa Clara County and the Cities of Campbell, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, and Saratoga, also known as the Urban County Program.

The Home Investment Partnerships Program ("HOME Program") is federally funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent affordable housing to lower-income households. The HOME Program is administered on behalf of the Urban County cities and the Cities of Cupertino, Gilroy, and Palo Alto.

FY21 Final CAPER

The Urban County's Five Year Goals are:

1. Assist in the creation and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low income and special needs households,

2. Support activities to end homelessness,

3. Support activities that provide community services to low income and special needs households,

4. Support activities that strengthen neighborhoods, and

5. Promote fair housing choice.





FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2021, TO JUNE 30, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the County of Santa Clara Office of Supportive Housing has completed a draft annual performance report for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs for Fiscal Year 2022. The Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for public review and comment prior to its submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The CAPER covers the accomplishments under the CDBG and HOME programs for the period July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, and represents the second year of the Urban County’s Five-Year Consolidated Plan covering the period 2020-2025. The CAPER includes a summary and evaluation of how these funds were used in FY 2022 to carry out the goals and objectives outlined in the FY 2020-2025 Urban County Consolidated Plan. The CAPER covers community development activities undertaken and contains a summary of programmatic accomplishments; including a description of the resources made available, the geographic distribution and location of CDBG/HOME investments and actions taken to affirmatively further fair housing.

PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD: The Draft CAPER is now available for public review and comment for a 15-day period, beginning on August 28, 2022, and ending on September 13, 2022, when the item is heard by the Board of Supervisors at the Board of Supervisors meeting. Written comments may be submitted during the review period and should be sent to the County Office of Supportive Housing, Attention: Alejandra Herrera Chávez, Program Manager, 150 W. Tasman Dr, San Jose, CA 95134. Comments may also be submitted via email to [email protected]

PUBLIC HEARING: The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the Draft CAPER on September 13, 2022. Pursuant to the provisions of California Governor’s Executive Order N-08-21, issued on June 11, 2021, certain meetings of the Board of Supervisors and Board Policy Committees will be held by teleconference only. No physical location will be available for these teleconference meetings; however, members of the public will be able to participate in the meetings as noted at http://sccgov.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx? for additional information and updates.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and the Brown Act, those requiring accommodation for these meetings should notify the Clerk of the Board’s Office 24 hours prior to the meeting at (408) 299-5001 or [email protected].

Copies of the Draft CAPER may be requested by 1- Emailing [email protected], 2- Calling (408) 278-6429 or 3- Visiting the Housing and Community Development Section of the Office of Supportive Housing’s website at www.osh.sccgov.org.

FY22 Draft CAPER


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