CalHome Program Disaster Assistance

Portal ID:
Closed (5 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
  • Loan
Last Updated:



The purpose of the CalHome program is to support existing Homeownership programs for Low and Very Low-Income Households, and thereby increase Homeownership, encourage neighborhood revitalization and sustainable development, and maximize use of existing homes. CalHome funds may assist in the repair and replacement of housing impacted by a disaster for Households at or below moderate income.


Eligible Applicants include Local Juridictions and Nonprofit Corporations limited to the following Counties: Butte, Fresno, Glenn, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Plumas, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Trinity, Tulare, Yolo, and Yuba Counties.HCD is making CalHome funds available as Grants to eligible local jurisdictions and Nonprofit Corporations for the following activities:1. First-Time Homebuyer Mortgage Assistance2. Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Assistance3. Technical Assistance for Self-Help Housing Projects4. Technical Assistance for Shared Housing Programs5. ADU/JADU Programs6. Homeownership Development Project Loans

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

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 2022
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
See std agreement

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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.
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.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
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
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)

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Mauro Lara, 1-916-263-1168,