Local Housing Trust Fund Program
Notice of Funding Availability

Application, Resolution Template, and webinar details
coming soon!

The California Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to announce the release of Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $57 million. This funding provides Matching Grants to Local Housing Trust Funds established by cities and counties, Native American Tribes, and incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

Application portal will be accepting applications beginning
July 19, 2021 through August 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

HCD no longer requires a hardcopy submittal of the Application Workbooks or supplemental documentation.
 
Upcoming webinars
The LHTF NOFA Recorded Training Workshop will be posted on the webpage in mid-May 2021.
 
We will announce our LHTF Live Q&A webinar soon, stay tuned!
 
Questions? Please email LHTF@hcd.ca.gov.

For more information, visit our LHTF webpage.
Background: Proposition 1 authorized $300 million to the LHTF Program to provide matching grants to Local Housing Trust Funds so that they can fund affordable housing.
 
The LHTF program funds may be used for predevelopment costs, acquisition costs, and other costs associated with development or rehabilitation of Affordable rental housing projects, Emergency Shelters, Permanent Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Affordable Homeownership Projects or Units within a Homeownership Project. The LHTF funds may also be used for the construction, repair, and reconstruction or rehabilitation of Accessory Dwelling Units or Junior Accessory Dwelling Units. 
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