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File #: RES PH 21-269    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 9/22/2021
Title: Resolution authorizing and approving (1) $500,000 in HUD Rental Rehabilitation Program Income funds for capital improvements to 902 Hersey Street; (2) execution of loan agreements with the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and Ramsey County; (3) solicitation of bids for a general contractor and execution of a general contractor agreement for capital improvements; (4) execution of a lease agreement with Catholic Charities, and (5) amending the budget, District 12, Ward 4
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Financial Analysis, 3. Map, 4. Sources and Uses, 5. SAP Neighborhood Profile
Title
Resolution authorizing and approving (1) $500,000 in HUD Rental Rehabilitation Program Income funds for capital improvements to 902 Hersey Street; (2) execution of loan agreements with the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and Ramsey County; (3) solicitation of bids for a general contractor and execution of a general contractor agreement for capital improvements; (4) execution of a lease agreement with Catholic Charities, and (5) amending the budget, District 12, Ward 4
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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “HRA”) is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.001, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA has the power to engage in development or redevelopment activities under Minnesota law and the HRA is authorized to engage in activities relating to (a) housing projects and development, (b) removal and prevention of the spread of conditions of blight or deterioration, (c) bringing substandard buildings and improvements into compliance with public standards, (d) disposition of land for private redevelopment, and (e) improving the tax base and the financial stability of the community, and to engage in the aforementioned activities when these needs cannot be met through reliance solely upon private initiative and which can also be undertaken in targeted neighborhoods and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.002, Subdivision 14; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 04-11/10-10, the HRA's Board of Commissioners approved the purchase and acquisition of 902 Hershey Street (the “Midway Residence”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA intended to lease the Midway Residence to Catholic Charities whereby Catholic Charities would operate the residence for 120 single men with disabilities and/or chronic substance addiction and long-term homelessness (“Midway Residence Project”); and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 05-08...

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