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Concord: Ash/Debris Cleanup Advisory


Last updated: April 24, 2018, 9:41 am

The large structure fire in Concord consisted primarily of construction materials (predominately wood). Residents should avoid direct contact and inhalation of ash/debris that was produced by the fire. Residents may use a mild soap and water to clean up ash/debris. To minimize dust generation, residents should consider lightly dampening ash/debris prior to commencing sweeping activities. Swept up ash/debris may be placed in a standard household trash receptacle. Any towels or cleaning materials should be rinsed in a sink that drains to a sanitation sewer. Residents should avoid washing or sweeping ash/debris into storm drains, as this will result in pollution accumulating in nearby creeks and rivers.

Eligibility


Individuals interested in Permanent Supportive Housing must meet all of the following criteria in order to qualify:

  • Homeless, or at-risk of becoming homeless

  • Age 18 years or older

  • Living with at least one disabling condition
    This may include, but is not limited to: chronic mental illness, HIV/AIDS, developmental and physical disabilities, and disabilities related to substance abuse.

  • Have a verifiable income, which may include any regular income or benefits received by adult member(s) of the household.

  • Income must be at or below 30% of the Area Median Income (AMI) as defined by HUD, which will be verified by the Contra Costa County Homeless Program.

Applicants must provide documentation verifying their eligibility for Permanent Supportive Housing, in addition to completing their application in full, before they will be considered for housing.