For Grantees:

  • Capital funds must be expended within eight months of the date of the award.
  • June 30, 2026 — All operating funds must be fully expended by the Grantees.
  • The Homekey Program and Expenditure Report will be due annually for five years, no later than January 31 for the prior calendar year of January 1 to December 31. The first report will be due January 31 following Standard Agreement execution during the prior January 1 through December 31 calendar year. If a contract was executed in January the first report will be due the following January.

Anticipated Timeline for Homekey Applications

  • NOFA Release — September 9, 2021.
  • Application Release — September 30, 2021.
  • Stakeholder Webinar — September 30, 2021, 10AM — 12PM PDT.
  • Final Day for Application Bonus Award and Geographic Pools — January 31, 2022.
  • Application Period for Statewide Pool Opens — February 1, 2022.
  • Final Application Due Date — May 2, 2022, or until funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first.
  • Award Announcements — Continuous, with individual awards generally announced within 45 days of the Department’s receipt of a complete and accurate application and all required supplemental documentation.
  • Standard Agreements Issued — Continuous, after the Department’s receipt of required information and documentation.