2020 General CalHome Notice of Funding Availability

Portal ID:
3909
Status:
Closed (80 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
  • Loan
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The purpose of CalHome is to enable low and very low-income households to become or remain homeowners.

Description:

HCD is making approximately $57 million available to fund Local Public Agencies or Nonprofit Corporations for the following activities within the CalHome program:

*First-Time Homebuyer Mortgage Assistance (including the purchase of a home with an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) or Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU))*Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Assistance (including reconstruction and Rehabilitation of manufactured homes not on a permanent foundation, and construction, repair, reconstruction, or Rehabilitation of ADUs or JADUs)*Technical Assistance for Self-Help Housing Projects*Technical Assistance for Shared Housing Programs*ADU/JADU Assistance (including construction, repair, reconstruction, or Rehabilitation of ADUs or JADUs) *Homeownership Project Development Loans (including Predevelopment *Costs and carrying costs during construction related to ADUs and JADUs)

Key words: First time homebuyer, down payment assistance, DAP, Accessory Dweling Units, Self-Help Programs, Self-Help Projects, Rehabilitation, Manufactured Homes, CalHome, Project Development Loans, Owner Occupied Rehabilitation

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Local public agencies and Nonprofit corporations are eligible to apply for CalHome if the applicant meets the eligibility requirments outlined on page 2 of the CalHome NOFA (Table 1 - Eligibility Requirements for Local Public Agencies and Nonprofit Corporations).

Eligible Geographies:

Defer to NOFA.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
February 26, 2021
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Approx 36 Months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$57,000,000
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Affordable Housing Bond Act Trust Fund of 2018 to fund Local Public Agencies or Nonprofit Corporations for eligible activities within the CalHome program.

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Funds may be requested as either a reimbursement or as an advance. Pursuant to Guidelines Section 7757, subd. (a).

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Mauro Lara, 1-916-263-2771, mauro.lara@hcd.ca.gov

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