Notice of Funding Availability 
Round 2 Project-Based Rental Assistance 

The State of California was awarded nearly $24 million in Section 811 Project
Rental Assistance (PRA) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development (HUD) to provide five-year renewable rental assistance to state-financed affordable housing projects serving non-elderly persons with disabilities.

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Approximately $4 million in Round 2 Section 811 Project Rental Assistance has become available on an over-the-counter basisUnits provided this rental assistance would need to be occupied by PRA eligible tenants no later than June 30, 2022. Eligible projects must not already restrict more than 25 percent of their units to persons with disabilities or be located in a floodplain.

Applications are accepted on an over-the-counter first come, 
first served basis.  

Background: The PRA program is a collaboration between the California Department of Housing and Community Development, California Housing Finance Agency, California Department of Health Care Services, California Department of Developmental Services, and California Tax Credit Allocation Committee to provide project-based rental assistance targeted to:
  • Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities, ages 18-61, who have resided in a long-term health care facility for at least 90 days and desire to return to community living.
  • People living with a developmental disability, ages 18-61, who are at risk of institutionalization.
For more information and application materials, visit the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance webpage
Questions? Please email