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File #: 2020-R-01    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 1/15/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT PROPOSED RESOLUTION 2020-R-01.  RESOLUTION 2020-R-01 IS A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 AGREEMENT WITH BROWARD COUNTY PROVIDING FOR DISBURSEMENT OF HOME PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PURCHASE ASSISTANCE; AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATE CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE THE  AGREEMENT FOR THE DESIGNATION OF SUBRECIPIENT AND DISBURSEMENT HOME PROGRAM, FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020, WITH BROWARD COUNTY IN THE AMOUNT OF $238,973, AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS, IF NECESSARY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Attachments: 1. 1. Proposed Resolution 2020-R-01 (FY 2019-20 Disbursement of Home Program Funds 2019-2020), 2. 2. Exhibit A - Pembroke Pines HOME Agreement (2019-2020)
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MOTION TO ADOPT PROPOSED RESOLUTION 2020-R-01. 

RESOLUTION 2020-R-01 IS A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 AGREEMENT WITH BROWARD COUNTY PROVIDING FOR DISBURSEMENT OF HOME PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PURCHASE ASSISTANCE; AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATE CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE THE  AGREEMENT FOR THE DESIGNATION OF SUBRECIPIENT AND DISBURSEMENT HOME PROGRAM, FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020, WITH BROWARD COUNTY IN THE AMOUNT OF $238,973, AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS, IF NECESSARY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Summary Explanation and Background

1. The City has participated as a subrecipient of the HOME program for several years.

2. The HOME program funds are allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development directly to Broward County and the City must be a subrecipient to receive these funds. No city funds are required.

3. For the 2019-2020 fiscal year, Pembroke Pines will receive $238,973 in HOME funds.

4.  The City will allocate these funds toward home purchase assistance.  Purchase Assistance Program provides eligible households with assistance in the form of a 0% interest deferred second loan that reverts to a grant if all program conditions are met.

5.  Eligible households are those whose annual incomes are at or below 80 percent (80%) of Area Median Income for the current fiscal year, as adjusted for household size.

6.  Purchase Assistance General Details:

Level of Assistance

Up to $50,000 for 50% Areawide Median Income or lower and up to $40,000 for 51% to 80% Areawide Median Income.

Terms

The principal balance of the Forgivable Loan ("Loan") shall be forgiven at the end of fifteen (15) years with no annual reduction. Full repayment of the loan is due if the home is sold, title is transferred or conveyed, or the home ceases to be the primary residence of the owner during the fifteen (15) year occupa...

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