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File #: 20-0655    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution authorizing renewal of the HOME Investment Partnership Program Consortium Lake County, the City of North Chicago and the City of Waukegan have formed a consortium since 1991 in order to take a more regional, collaborative approach to meet
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/8/2020 In control: Housing and Community Development Commission
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing renewal of the HOME Investment Partnership Program Consortium Lake County, the City of North Chicago and the City of Waukegan have formed a consortium since 1991 in order to take a more regional, collaborative approach to meeting affordable housing needs.
Attachments: 1. HOME Consortium Agreement FY21-23 - v01 (004)

Title

Joint resolution authorizing renewal of the HOME Investment Partnership Program Consortium Lake County, the City of North Chicago and the City of Waukegan have formed a consortium since 1991 in order to take a more regional, collaborative approach to meeting affordable housing needs.

 

Staff Summary

                     Lake County serves as the Lead Entity of the HOME Consortium and assumes overall responsibility for compliance with the HOME program requirements

                     Pursuant to HUD requirements, the HOME Consortium Agreement must be renewed every three years in order for all three jurisdictions to continue operating as a consortium.

                     The current agreement runs through the end of program year (PY) 2020 and the proposed agreement will cover PY 2021 through PY 2023.

                     The agreement has been reviewed by the Lake County States Attorney’s Office.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act provides funding under the HOME Investment Partnership Program to further affordable housing efforts; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County and the Cities of North Chicago and Waukegan have formed a consortium since 1991 to take a more regional, collaborative approach to meeting affordable housing need; and

 

WHEREAS, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development requires that the consortium be recognized with a legal agreement that is subject to renewal every three years; and

 

WHEREAS, all consortium partners wish to renew the agreement.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that that the HOME Investment Partnership Program 2021-2023 Consortium Agreement with the Cities of North Chicago and Waukegan is hereby approved; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Board Chairman is authorized to execute all necessary documents to submit the agreement to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on this the 9th day of June 2020.