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File #: 22-077    Version: 1
Type: Other Proposal Status: Information Only
File created: 1/14/2022 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 3/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Equal Access Fund | Federal Funding for Housing Issues-Distribution Report
Attachments: 1. 20220311-22-077
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Equal Access Fund | Federal Funding for Housing Issues-Distribution Report

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The Budget Act of 2021 (Assem. Bill 164; Stats. 2021, ch. 84) includes $40 million of federal funding from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 in the Equal Access Fund for distribution to legal services providers and support centers to assist with issues relating to housing matters including eviction defense or other landlord-tenant disputes; services to prevent foreclosure for homeowners; legal services to improve habitability; increasing affordable housing, and ensuring receipt of eligible income or benefits to improve housing stability; legal help for persons displaced because of domestic violence; and homelessness prevention. This report describes the process for allocating those funds and lists the grants made.

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