The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) amended the Housing for a Healthy California (HHC) Program Final Guidelines released on January 25, 2019 and is concurrently releasing the two separate Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA). NOFA for Article I(National Housing Trust Fund allocation) totals approx. $33 million. HCD will allocate funds competitively to developers for operating reserve grants and capital loans. NOFA for Article II(Building Homes and Jobs Act allocation) totals approx. $60 million. HCD will allocate funds competitively to counties for acquisition, new construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, administrative costs, capitalized operating subsidy reserves, rental subsidies, and rental assistance for existing and new supportive housing opportunities to assist the HHC program’s Target Population. Applications are dueAugust 13, 2019. NOFA Workshops will be held June 5 in San Diego and June 6 in Los Angeles. In addition a Webinar will be offered on June 17. For more information, visit the Housing for a Healthy California webpage.
Please click here to read the May 1, 2019 memorandum that provides guidance on what steps a field office must take when a project receives a score of zero because an owner and/or management agent defaulted on the contractual obligation to allow HUD to perform a physical inspection based on the new 14-day notification period.