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File #: 23-1797    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/12/2023 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 12/4/2023 Final action: 12/4/2023
Title: A resolution approving a proposed Agreement between the City and County of Denver and The Community Firm to provide funding for the Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program, citywide. Approves a contract with The Community Firm, operating at The Community Economic Defense Project, for $7,400,632 and an end term of 12-31-2024 to support the Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program to keep people housed, citywide. 202371132. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 12-18-2023. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-22-2023.
Indexes: Anne Wallace
Attachments: 1. RR23-1797_HOST_The Community Firm - Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program, 2. 23-1797 Filed Resolution_The Community Firm11.27.pdf, 3. 23-1797_Agmt_The_Community_Firm_-__Rental_and_Utility_Assistance_(TRUA)_Program, 4. 23-1797 Filed Resolution_The Community Firm, 5. 23-1797_signed
Contract Request Template (Contracts; IGAs; Leases)

Date Submitted: 11-20-2023

Requesting Agency: HOST
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Chris Lowell
Email Address: Christopher.lowell@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A resolution approving a proposed Agreement between the City and County of Denver and The Community Firm to provide funding for the Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program, citywide.
Approves a contract with The Community Firm, operating at The Community Economic Defense Project, for $7,400,632 and an end term of 12-31-2024 to support the Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program to keep people housed, citywide. 202371132. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 12-18-2023. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-22-2023.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide?
citywide
Contract Control Number:
202371132
Vendor/Contractor Name (including any "DBA"):
The Community Firm, dba The Community Economic Defense Project

Type and Scope of services to be performed:
The Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance (TRUA) Program provides emergency rental and utility assistance to households at or below 80% of the Area Median Income who have experienced a financial hardship within the City and County of Denver. Eligible households may receive up to 6 months of rental assistance per household per calendar year as well as one-time utility assistance per utility type (Xcel Ene...

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