The County of San Mateo's Department of Housing is proud to announce  the issuance of the following Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA's):

Program Guidelines for FY 2018-19 Funding of CDBG and ESG for Grant-Funded Community Development Activities including Public Services, Shelter Services, Rapid Re-Housing, Fair Housing, Micro-Enterprise, Minor Home Repair Programs and funding from the State of California Emergency Solutions Grant Program.


Program Guidelines for FY 2018-19 Funding of Capital Projects for CDBG and HOME Funding for Housing Development and Public Facility Development and Improvements will be issued on or before December 29, 2017. Once the NOFA has been issued, it will also be posted on the San Mateo County Department of Housing website ( under “NOFAs, Bids & Proposals”

Funding available through these NOFA's will be from Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program, the State of California Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program and the Federal HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. The timelines for the NOFA public participation and funding approval process can be found at

Note: Applications will be submitted online through City Data Services.  Instructions for submitting the application are contained in the NOFA Overview & Funding Guidelines.

Application Due Date: 5:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018.

Technical Assistance Session for Applicants:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. at the Department of Housing office, 264 Harbor Blvd., Bldg. A, Belmont.

Information and Assistance. Staff is available to answer questions regarding the NOFA and preparation and submittal of the application. You may contact Rose Cade at (650)802-3386 or