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File #: 18-0894 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Funding Assistance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action:
Title: FIRST AMENDMENT TO RENT SUBSIDY FUNDING AGREEMENT - PREMIER VIRTUAL, LLC
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Premier Virtual - First Amendment to Rent Subsidy Funding Agreement
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TO:                                           CRA Board of Commissioners

FROM:                       Alexina Jeannite, Community Engagement Director

THROUGH:                      Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director

DATE:                      August 31, 2021

 

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FIRST AMENDMENT TO RENT SUBSIDY FUNDING AGREEMENT - PREMIER VIRTUAL, LLC

 

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Recommended Action:

Recommendation

Approve amendment to the terms of the funding agreement to allow reimbursement to the grantee.

 

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Background:

At the April 27, 2021 CRA Board Meeting, the CRA Board approved a Rent Subsidy funding award to Premier Virtual, LLC, located at 430 NE 5th Avenue, within CRA sub-area #5.

 

An amendment is requested to allow rent subsidy payments to be made by reimbursement to the grantee.  Currently, the program guidelines and funding agreement require that the grantee make partial payments to the Landlord, then submit proof of such payment to the CRA (along with other documents), and in turn, the CRA pays the Landlord directly for the subsidy amount.

 

Because documentation from the grantee is required on a monthly basis, prior to the disbursement of subsidy payments, this causes a timeline issue between the time the grantee is to pay the partial rent and when the Landlord will receive the subsidy payment from the CRA for the remaining portion of rent.  The option to reimburse the grantee will eliminate any interruptions to the rent payment schedule as well as enhance the administration of the Rent Subsidy funding program, making it more efficient.

 

Attachments: Exhibit A - First Amendment to Rent Subsidy Funding Agreement - Premier Virtual, LLC

 

CRA Attorney Review:

The CRA Attorney has reviewed the Funding Agreement to form and determined it to be acceptable.

 

Finance Review:

N/A

 

Funding Source/Financial Impact:

N/A