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(a) Establishment of Fund. The San Francisco Fire Victims Assistance Fund (the "Fund") is established as a category six fund to receive any monies appropriated or donated for the purpose of assisting victims of housing fires as set forth in this Section 10.100-298. Donations to the Fund are deemed approved for acceptance and expenditure.
(b) Use of Fund. Monies in the fund shall be used exclusively by the Executive Director of the Human Services Agency or his or her designee (the “Director”) to provide rental assistance to persons who have been displaced from their homes by fire. The Director may make payments from the Fund to persons so qualified and earning up to 100% of the Area Median Income. Assistance from the Fund to any person in connection with a single incident shall not extend beyond 24 months from the date of the incident, except that persons earning 70% of Area Median Income or less may continue to receive assistance up to 48 months from the date of the incident if (1) they have not resided in the unit from which they were displaced since the incident, (2) they have not secured permanent replacement housing after the incident, (3) the building in which the incident occurred remains uninhabitable, and (4) they have applied to the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development for a preference in a City Affordable Housing Program as a Category 3 Displaced Tenant under Administrative Code Chapter 47. Payments from the Fund are entirely in the Director’s lawful discretion and there is in no circumstance a right to a payment.
(c) Administration of Fund. The Director shall submit an annual written report to the Board of Supervisors and the Controller within the first two weeks of July showing donations received, the nature and amount of such donations, and the disposition thereof, together with a description of the individual payments made from the Fund.