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File #: RS2022-1738    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/6/2022
Title: A resolution approving a grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to be used for emergency rental assistance in accordance with the purposes set forth in Section 501, Subtitle A, Title V, Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
Sponsors: Kevin Rhoten, Jennifer Gamble, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Erin Evans, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. Grant Exhibit
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A resolution approving a grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to be used for emergency rental assistance in accordance with the purposes set forth in Section 501, Subtitle A, Title V, Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
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Whereas, the U.S. Department of the Treasury has awarded a grant, in an amount not to exceed $30,636,925.12 with no cash match required, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to be used for emergency rental assistance in accordance with the purposes set forth in Section 501, Subtitle A, Title V, Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021; and,

WHEREAS, RS2021-1142 approved a grant to the Metropolitan Action Commission in the amount of $24,764,550.18 from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to be used for emergency rental assistance; and,

WHEREAS, prior to disbursement of the grant approved by RS2021-1142, the THDA returned those funds to the U.S. Department of the Treasury who has now reallocated those funds in the above grant; and,

Whereas, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant be accepted.

Now, therefore be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. That the grant by and between the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in an amount not to exceed $30,636,925.12, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to be used for emergency rental assistance in accordance with the purposes set forth in Section 501, Subtitle A, Title V, Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Co...

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