Attn: Local Governments

Permanent Local Housing Allocation Program
Notice of Funding Availability
 
The California Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to announce the release of Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Program entitlement and Non-entitlement Local Government Formula Component Notice of Funding Availability  (NOFA) for approximately $195 million and the PLHA Formula Allocation Application.

Applications will be accepted Over-the-Counter beginning 
April 27, 2020 and ending July 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Register to attend a NOFA workshop
Visalia
March 3, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Professional Development Center
4031 W. Noble Avenue
Plum/Apricot/Nectarine Rooms
Visalia, CA 93277

Redding
March 5, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Hall Chamber Room
777 Cypress Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
San Diego
March 10, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
SANDAG 
401 B Street, Suite 800
Conference Room #7 
(check-in on the 8th floor)
San Diego, CA 92101

Riverside
March 11, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Economic Development Agency
5555 Arlington Avenue
1st Floor Conference Room
Riverside, CA 92504
Santa Rosa
March 25, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Utilities Field Operations Center
35 Stony Point Road,
Training Room F
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Sacramento
March 26, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The California Department of Housing and Community Development
2020 W. El Camino Avenue
Conference Room 402 a/b
Sacramento, CA 95833

Please note : Pursuant to the PLHA Guidelines, jurisdictions must meet Housing Element and Annual Progress Report requirements stated in Section 302(a) and (b) in order to receive PLHA funds. See NOFA Appendix D for a list of ineligible jurisdictions as of the date of this notice. We acknowledge that many ineligible jurisdictions are in process of obtaining compliance, and they will be eligible for this program once compliance is obtained during the application period.

Background: 
The PLHA Program provides grants to Local governments in California for housing-related projects and programs that assist in addressing the unmet housing needs of their local communities.

For more information, visit our   PLHA webpage .

Questions?  We would like to gather questions in advance and discuss them during our workshops. If you have questions regarding the NOFA, Guidelines, or Application, please send them to the  PLHA@hcd.ca.gov.