HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)

Links to program publications are shown following the program description.

Purpose

Assist cities, counties and nonprofit community housing development organizations (CHDOs) to create and retain affordable housing.

Assistance Type

Grants to cities and counties; low-interest loans to state-certified CHDOs operating in state-eligible jurisdictions.

Terms

See the Current NOFA

At least 50 percent of funds will be awarded to rural applicants.

Most assistance is in the form of loans by city and county recipients to project developers, to be repaid to local HOME accounts for reuse.

Rental developments are subject to terms contained in the Uniform Multifamily Regulations (UMRs), Title 25 commencing with section 8300 – 8316. (Adobe PDF)

A minimum of 15 percent of total state HOME funds are set aside for CHDOs.

Eligible Activities

Housing rehabilitation, new construction, and acquisition and rehabilitation, for both single-family and multifamily projects, and predevelopment loans by CHDOs. All activities must benefit lower-income renters or owners.

Eligible Applicants

Cities and counties that do not receive HOME funds directly from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); current state-certified nonprofit Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) proposing activities in eligible communities.

Application Process

Applications are invited through issuance of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs).

Contact

(916) 263-2939 or home@hcd.ca.gov

HCD STATE RECIPIENT REPRESENTATIVES BY COUNTY

Map of California, showing HCD Representatives by County, (with Phone Numbers and e-mail addresses)

NOFAs

See the Current HOME NOFA and Application Materials

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY

HOME Awards

2013 and Prior HOME Awards (2000-2013)

Contract Management Manual

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT MANUAL - Revisions have been made to the following chapters:

  • State Recipient Rental Project Long-Term Monitoring (Chapter XI)
  • Relocation (Chapter VII)
  • Close-out Monitoring (Chapter X)

INCOME CALCULATION AND DETERMINATION GUIDE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS

HOME LIMITS

HOME MONITORING/ASSET MANAGEMENT

CONSULTANTS

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: