Measure H Homelessness Crisis 1/4 Percent Sales Tax –
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

In March 2017, voters approved measure H to fund services, rental subsidies, and housing in Los Angeles County, primarily targeted at chronically homeless and at-risk populations.

What it Funds

County, regional, and city programs that prevent homelessness, subsidize housing, increase income, provide case management and services, create a coordinated system, and increase affordable/homeless housing.

When to Apply

Measure H provides funding to expand and support new and existing services in Los Angeles County. Local governments and organizations should contact their regional council of governments or the County of Los Angeles to learn more about how to access support services funded through Measure H.

Available Funds

Measure H created a ¼ percent county sales tax increase to provide an ongoing revenue stream for an estimated $355 million per year for ten years. In the current FY 2019-2020, $460 million has been earmarked for various services, including $126 million for shelter/interim housing, $85.4 million for rapid re-housing, $77.3 million for permanent supportive housing, $28.4 million for outreach, and $23 million for prevention services.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
No Place Like Home (NPLH) Alternative Process County Allocation Program – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

The Counties of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Clara.

What it Funds

Deferred payment loans for the development of permanent supportive housing for persons living with a serious mental illness who are chronically homeless, homeless, or at-risk of chronic homelessness. Funds may be used to acquire, design, construct, rehabilitate, or preserve permanent supportive housing, which may include a capitalized operating subsidy reserve.

When to Apply

HCD will award funds to the Counties of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Clara by February 2021, as long as conditions of the NPLH program are met. Thereafter, these Counties will announce regional award requirements and deadlines, if applicable, at a date to be determined.

Available Funds

$14.6 million (2020). Refer to pg. 3 of the program guidelines for the funding allocation amounts by eligible county.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

The most recent award list available is from FY 2019-2020, where 11 applicants were awarded funding under the competitive allocation program.

Transit-Oriented Communities Affordable Housing Incentives (Measure JJJ) –
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

A Housing Development located within a TOC Affordable Housing Incentive Area (within a 1/2 mile of a major transit stop) that meets eligibility requirements.

What it Funds

This program incentivizes affordable housing development near transit by allowing higher densities, an increase in floor-area-ratio (FAR), and additional incentives to eligible projects.

When to Apply

Applications may submit eligible projects to the City of Los Angeles at any time.

Available Funds

This program does not provide monetary incentives in the form of grant or loan funding. Rather, it provides incentives in the form of increased housing density, allowable FAR, and similar incentives to affordable housing developers.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness
To be determined
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