Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) Grants

Portal ID:
2127
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

This program allows councils of governments (COGs) and other regional entities to collaborate on projects that have a broader regional impact on housing. Grant funding is intended to help regional entities and governments facilitate local housing production that will assist local governments in meeting their Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA).

Description:

The REAP program is made available as a portion of the Local Government Planning Support Grants Program pursuant to Chapter 3.1 of Health and Safety Code (Sections 50515 to 50515.05) (Chapter 159, Statutes of 2019). The principal goal of this program is to make funding available to councils of governments and other regional entities for the preparation, adoption, and implementation of plans and processes that acceleratehousing production and facilitate compliance in implementing the sixth cycle of the regional housing needs allocation (RHNA).

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Grants to councils of governments (COGs) and other regional entities for technical assistance, preparation, and adoption of planning documents and process improvements to accelerate housing production and facilitate compliance in implementing the sixth cycle of the RHNA.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
5/31/21; Ongoing
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Expended by 12/31/23

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$118,750,000
Expected number of awards 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
Estimated amount per award 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
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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

Funding Source Notes:

Authorized pursuant to Chapter 3.1 of Health and Safety Code sections 50515 to 50515.05 and implements, interprets, and makes statute specific for purposes of implementing REAP. This NOFA establishes terms, conditions, forms, procedures and other mechanisms as the Department deems necessary to exercise the powers and perform the duties conferred by Chapter 3.1.

Funding Method: 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:

On or after October 1, 2019, a council of governments or a fiscal agent of a multiagency working group may request up to 25 percent of funding available to it in advance of their full application. Individual counties are not eligible to request funding in advance of their full application.

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-263-2911, EarlyActionPlanning@hcd.ca.gov

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