IIG is grant assistance, available as gap funding for infrastructure improvements necessary for specific residential or mixed-use infill development projects or areas. Funds will be allocated through a competitive process, based on the merits of the individual Infill Projects and Areas. Application selection criteria includes project readiness, affordability, density, access to transit, proximity to amenities, and consistency with regional plans.
To be eligible for funding, a Capital Improvement Project must be an integral part of, or necessary for the development of either a Qualifying Infill Project or housing designated within a Qualifying Infill Area. Eligible costs include the construction, rehabilitation, demolition, relocation, preservation, and acquisition of infrastructure.
Eligible Applicants means one of, or any combination of, the following:
(1) A nonprofit or for-profit Developer of a Qualifying Infill Project;
(2) A city, county, city and county, or public housing authority, or redevelopment agency that has jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area;
(3) A city, county, city and county, public housing authority, or redevelopment agency that has jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area applying jointly with an “owners’ association,” as defined in the Street and Highways Code section 36612 for a business or property improvement district that includes the Qualifying Infill Area;
(4) The duly constituted governing body of an Indian reservation or rancheria that has jurisdiction over a Qualifying Infill Area or a Tribally Designated Housing Entity that is the Developer of a Qualifying Infill Project.