The County of San Mateo Department of Housing is pleased to announce as of 6/13/19 a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $27.6 million in Measure K Funds, State HCD No Place Like Home funds, and California Emergency Solutions and Housing funds. This NOFA is posted on the Department of Housing’s website, under the “NOFAs, Bids & Proposals” tab.

This NOFA, which is Round 7 of the County’s Affordable Housing Fund (“AHF 7.0”), is targeted to three types of projects: New Construction Multifamily Affordable Rental Housing projects, Multifamily Re-Syndication-Rehabilitation projects for existing deed-restricted multifamily affordable rental housing developments, and Multifamily New Construction Affordable First-Time Homeownership projects.  A portion of the funds provided under this NOFA are targeted specifically to assist with creating units serving No Place Like Home-eligible households which are households including one or more persons with serious mental illness who are chronically homeless, homeless, or at-risk of being chronically homeless. For further details regarding the NOFA, please see the “AHF 7.0 - NOFA Overview & Funding Requirements” posted below.

Note:  APPLICATIONS WERE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH THE CITY DATA SERVICES (CDS) WEBSITE.  Applications were due on Thursday, July 18, 2019. 

HCDC Public Hearing. The Housing and Community Development Committee (HCDC) will conduct a public hearing on September 10, 2019 from 10am to 12 Noon at the DOH Offices, located at 264 Harbor Blvd., Bldg. A in Belmont, to receive testimony regarding proposals submitted for AHF funding in response to this NOFA. The HCDC is unlikely to recommend funding for any project unless a representative of the Applicant is present at the hearing to answer questions about the proposed project.

Along with the NOFA overview, funding requirements and application, you can also find the final Questions & Answers (Q&A) through the July 12th Deadline.