Affordable Housing Innovation Program - Local Housing Trust Fund Program (LHTF)
- Assistance Type and Terms
- Eligible Activities and Applicants
- Get Funding — Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
- Previous Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs)
- Reporting Requirements (Asset Management and Compliance)
- Program Forms
- Management Memos
- Training and Technical Assistance
Help finance local housing trust funds dedicated to the creation or preservation of affordable housing.
Matching grants (dollar for dollar) to local housing trust funds that are funded on an ongoing basis from private contributions or public sources that are not otherwise restricted in use for housing programs.
There is no current funding being offered for this program.
Loans for construction of rental housing projects with units restricted for at least 55 years to households earning less than 60 percent of area median income, and for downpayment assistance to qualified first-time homebuyers.
Cities and counties with adopted housing elements that the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has determined comply with housing element law, and charitable nonprofit organizations.
Program regulations can be found at California Code of Regulations , Title 25, Subchapter 2.5, Section 7150 et seq.
- 2014 Regulations (DOC)
Applications are invited through the issuance of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs).
The LHTF program does not have a current NOFA. If future monies becomes available, the NOFA information will be posted here.
Reporting Requirements (Asset Management and Compliance)
Upon completed construction of your project and closing of your HCD permanent loan, oversight of your project and loan is transferred to HCD’s “Asset Management and Compliance (AMC)” section.
Visit Asset Management and Compliance to find:
- Your reporting requirements
- Additional resources
- Who to contact if you have questions
At this time, there are no general forms for the LHTF program on the website.
At this time, there are no LHTF Management Memos on the website.
Training and Technical Assistance
At this time, there are no LHTF Training and Technical resources on the website.