The County of San Mateo Department of Housing is pleased to announce, as of December 4, 2020, the following Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA's):

I. Federal CDGB/ESG NOFA for Community Development Activities (Public Services, Shelter Services, Rapid Re-Housing, Fair Housing, Micro-Enterprise, Minor Home Repair Programs)
*Funding under this NOFA is for the second year of 2-year awards; accepting Renewal Applications only

II. Federal CDBG/HOME NOFA for Housing Development and Public Facility Improvements

Funding being made available through these NOFAs will be from Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Federal Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, and the Federal HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) program. The Department of Housing invites applications for eligible activities under these programs. The NOFA guidelines, schedule, and Funding Priorities are posted below.

Note: Applications must be submitted online through City Data Services at Login details and instructions are contained in the NOFA's.

Applications are due by 5pm on Thursday, January 14, 2021. 

Technical Assistance Session for Applicants: On January 7, 2021, a virtual Technical Assistance (TA) meeting was held.  There is a document posted below from that session. 

Information and Assistance: Staff is available to answer questions regarding the NOFA's and submittal of applications.

You may contact Tracy Choi (
or Dylan Sweeney (