Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Housing Program

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PURPOSE

Under the program, low-interest loans are available as gap financing for rental housing developments that include affordable units, and as mortgage assistance for homeownership developments. In addition, grants are available to cities, counties, and transit agencies for infrastructure improvements necessary for the development of specified housing developments, or to facilitate connections between these developments and the transit station.

ASSISTANCE TYPE

Loans and Grants

ASSISTANCE TERMS

Maximum Program loan or grant, or combination of the two, for a single Housing Development or for a single housing developer applicant, including any affiliates of such applicant, shall be limited to $17 million per funding round. The total maximum amount of Program assistance for applications based on a single Qualifying Transit Station and all awards of Program funds over the life of the Program shall be $50 million.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES

Loans for the development and construction of housing development projects within one-quarter mile of a transit station. Grants for the provision of infrastructure necessary for the development of higher density uses within one-quarter mile of a transit station. Refer to TOD Guidelines for complete description of eligible activities.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

Cities, cities and counties, transit agencies, developers, and redevelopment agencies.

APPLICATION PROCESS

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

CONTACT

(916) 324-1555 or email to: tod@hcd.ca.gov

Program Publications

PROGRAM ARCHIVES