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.

 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD
FOR THE URBAN COUNTY
CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT
FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2020 TO JUNE 30, 2021

 

Notice is hereby given that the County of Santa Clara Office of Supportive Housing has completed a draft performance report for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs for Fiscal Year 2021. 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, 2020 to June 30, 2021 and represents the first 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 2021 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 will be available for public review and comment for a 15-day period, beginning on August 30, 2021, and ending on September 14, 2021 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, 2310 N. First Street, Suite 201, San Jose, CA 95131. 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 14, 2021. The public hearing will be held no earlier than 9:30 a.m. in the Board Chambers, 70 W. Hedding, San Jose.

To view Draft FY21 CAPER:  FY 21 DRAFT CAPER County of Santa Clara

FY21 Draft 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.


Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The County of Santa Clara receives entitlement funding as an Urban County and HOME Consortia from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  By federal law, the County is required to submit a Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the performance of these HUD funded programs.

The CAPER covers community development activities undertaken, and contains a summary and evaluation of programmatic accomplishments; including a description of the resources made available under the CDBG and HOME programs for the past Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30).  The CAPER The CAPER covers community development activities undertaken, and contains a summary and evaluation of programmatic accomplishments; including a description of the resources made available under the CDBG and HOME programs for the past Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30).  The CAPER also includes a summary and evaluation of how these funds were used to carry out the goals and objectives outlined in the five-year, FY 2015-2020 Urban County Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans.

Draft FY 2019 Caper Represents the Fourth year of the Urban County's Five-year, 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan.

The Draft FY 2019 CAPER will be presented to the Board of Supervisors at a Public Hearing scheduled on September 10, 2019. The Public Comment Period is between August 26, 2019 to September 10, 2019.


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