Sec. 8400 - Purpose and Scope

ยง 8400. Purpose and Scope

(a) These regulations establish procedures for the State of California ("State") administration of federal funds from the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (the "ESG" or "ESG program") and establish policies and procedures for use of these funds to meet the purposes contained in Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. sections 11371 - 11378) as amended by S.896 The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act of 2009 (sections 103-105 and 401-418) (the "Act").

(b) The Act, and any amendments thereto, provide for State administration of the ESG program. These regulations set forth policies and procedures governing the administration of these funds within the California Department of Housing and Community Development (the "Department"). In addition to these regulations, ESG program participants will comply with the regulations applicable to the ESG program as indicated below and as set forth in 24 C.F.R. Part 58, and 24 C.F.R. Part 576. Additionally, nonprofit organizations funded by the ESG program shall comply with the requirements of 24 C.F.R. Part 84 as though they were subrecipients pursuant to 24 C.F.R. Part 84. Also, Units of general local government funded by the ESG program shall comply with the requirements of 24 C.F.R. Part 85. In the event that any federal or state laws or regulations, including without limitation regulations by the Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") add, delete, modify, or otherwise change any statutory or regulatory requirements concerning the use or administration of these funds, ESG program participants shall comply with such requirements, as amended.

(c) References to section numbers in the 8400 series in the following sections are references to these Emergency Solutions Grants Program Regulations beginning at 24 Cal Code Regulations, title 25, section 8400 et seq.

(d) In the event of a conflict between the State ESG Regulations and 24 C.F.R. Part 58, 24 C.F.R. Part 84, 24 C.F.R. Part 85, or the ESG regulations at 24 C.F.R. Part 576, the federal regulations shall prevail.

(1. New subchapter 20 (sections 8400-8421) and section filed 7-14-2004; operative 8-13-2004 (Register 2004, No. 29). 2. Amendment of section and Note filed 2-25-2016; operative 4-1-2016 (Register 2016, No. 9).)

Note: Authority cited: Section 50406(n), Health and Safety Code. Reference: 42 U.S.C. Sections 11371 - 11378 (sections 103-105 and 401-418); 24 C.F.R. Part 58; 24 C.F.R. Part 84; 24 C.F.R. Part 85; and 24 C.F.R. Part 576.

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