Homekey requires lead applicants to be cities, counties, and all other state, regional, and local public entities, including councils of government, metropolitan planning organizations, and regional transportation planning agencies designated in Section 29532.1 of the Government Code; or a Tribal Entity.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous, over-the-counter basis. Applications are due by Monday, May 2, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST, or until the available funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first.
HCD requires all Applicants to engage in a Pre-application Consultation prior to applying. The consultation will allow the prospective Applicant to discuss the proposed project, along with other applicable programmatic considerations, including those related to site acquisition, land use, Continuum of Care coordination and services partnerships, and long-term financing approaches.
The FAQs include important information about:
- Program Timeline and Deadlines
- Environmental Clearances, NEPA, CEQA
- Program Requirements, such as Coordinated Entry System participation, match contributions and demonstrating funding commitments.