Developing Affordable Housing

Developing Affordable Housing

The Department of Conservation and Development facilitates the development of affordable housing by working with housing developers. Typically, awards are made once per year as part of the annual cycle of Federal/State funding awards. Email to be added to the mailing list for notifications of funding opportunities.  

Staff is available to discuss project proposals with developers in the early planning stages of a development in order to assist the developer in creating viable and innovative solutions to providing affordable housing. After reading the guidelines below, call 925-655-2882 to speak with the Housing Planner.

Affordable Housing Resources for renters or homeowners

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Affordable Housing Financing Programs

Resources for Affordable Housing Developers

  1. Important Dates
  2. Income Limits and UAs
  3. Resources for Developers
  4. Resources for Property Manager/Owners
  5. Contact Us

Typical NOFA Schedule

  1. Affordable Housing Funds are allocated annually through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). 

    FY 2023/24 NOFA Schedule

    Thursday, October 20, 2022 

    Application Available

    Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM  

    FY 2023/24 Housing Kick-Off Meeting

    Monday, December 19, 2022

    Applications due to DCD.

    January 2023

    Site Visits & Preliminary Application Review

    January - February 2023

    Applicant Interviews/Supplemental Info Due

    March - April 2023 

    Affordable Housing Finance Committee Meeting to recommend allocation

    April - May 2023 

    Board Meeting to Authorize Allocation