Measure X Housing Fund

About the Measure X Housing Fund

Measure X is a countywide 20-year, ½ cent sales tax approved by Contra Costa County voters on November 3, 2020; collection of the tax began on April 1, 2021.

On November 16, 2021, the County Board of Supervisors approved Measure X funding for a new Housing Fund. Beginning in 2023, Measure X will provide up to $12M million annually for housing and related services across Contra Costa County. 

The 20-year total is anticipated to be $258 million. 

Vets Square Affordable Housing for Veterans in Pittsburg

Housing Fund Program Goals

  • Support the affordable housing needs of Contra Costa County residents
  • Top priority to fund affordable housing production and preservation
  • Prioritize filling funding gaps not addressed by other sources
  • Leverage funds wherever possible
  • Maintain flexibility to respond to the County’s housing needs as they evolve  
  1. Affordable Housing NOFA
  2. Affordable Housing Funds
  3. Housing and Homeless Services NOFA
  4. Housing and Homeless Services Funds

Affordable Housing NOFA

  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