COVID-19 Relief Resources

Affordable Housing

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Coronavirus Response Round 1: California Department of Housing and Community Development
  • $18.7 million is available.
  • The application period closed in September 2020.
    The application deadline is February 1, 2021, for jurisdictions contemplating the use of CDGB Funds for properties purchased with Homekey funds.
Homekey: California Department of Housing and Community Development
  • $600 million is available.
  • The application period closed in September 2020.
    Jurisdictions that received a reservation of Homekey funds to purchase property can apply to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus Response program by February 1, 2021, for additional funding.
  • As of September 30, 2020 $450 million has been awarded to 45 projects.
Multi-Family Housing Direct Loans: U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Program funds construction, improvement, and purchase of multi-family rental housing for low-income families, the elderly and disabled individuals.
Single Family Home Loans Guarantees: U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Eligible applicants include: U.S. Citizen, U.S. non-citizen national or Qualified Alien with a household income that
    does not exceed 115% of median household income.
  • Program funds closing costs, reasonable and customary expenses associated with the purchase transaction, connection fees for utilities, tax and insurance escrow, essential household equipment, and site preparation.
Rural Home Loans (Direct Program): U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Program assists applicants to obtain decent, safe, and sanitary housing in eligible rural areas by providing payment assistance to increase an applicant’s repayment ability.
  • The maximum loan amount an applicant may qualify for will depend on the applicant’s repayment ability.
  • Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Wastewater

EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs Including CARES Act Funding: US EDA
  • $1.5 billion is available. Minimum award amount is $100,000 and maximum award amount is $30 million.
  • Applications are currently being accepted. There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new PWEAA NOFO.

Other

Public Assistance (PA) Reimbursements for Emergency Protective Measures: FEMA
  • Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis.
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