Infill Infrastructure Grant Program (IIG)
Funded by Proposition (Prop 1C) 1C, the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2006, the primary goal is to promote infill housing development. By providing financial assistance, IIG supports infrastructure improvements to facilitate new infill housing development. IIG serves to aid in new construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure that supports higher-density affordable and mixed-income housing in locations designated as infill. Infill project sites must have been previously developed, or largely surrounded by development.
IIG is grant assistance, available as gap funding to infrastructure improvements required for specific residential or mixed-use infill development. Funds will be allocated through a competitive process, based on the merits of the individual infill projects and areas. Some of the application selection criteria includes housing density, project readiness, access to transit, proximity to amenities, and housing affordability.
For Qualifying Infill Projects, the Program grant amount shall not be less than $500,000 or $250,000 Rural Areas. The maximum Program grant amount shall not exceed $5 million for each application. The Department will fund only one application for each Capital Improvement Project or portion thereof. In each NOFA, the Department will fund only one application for each Qualifying Infill Project.
To be eligible for funding, a Capital Improvement Project must be an integral part of, or necessary for the development of a Qualifying Infill Project. Program grant funds must be used for reasonable and necessary costs of the Capital Improvement Project. Eligible activities include new construction, rehabilitation, and acquisition of infrastructure.
Non-profit or for profit developers are required applicants, either solely or as a joint applicant with a Locality or public housing authority with jurisdiction over the area in which the Qualifying Infill Project is located. Public agencies are not eligible as sole applicants for Qualifying Infill Projects.
- New! October 30, 2019 Guidelines (PDF)
- New! October 30, 2019 Guidelines with Track Changes (PDF)
- Draft Guidelines (PDF)
- Draft Guidelines Tracked Changes (PDF)
- Statement of Reasons (PDF)
- Draft Guidelines Workshop (PDF)
- Round 5 Guidelines (PDF)
- Round 4 Guidelines (PDF)
Applications are invited through the issuance of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs).
Large jurisdictions applications are due February 18, 2020 by 5:00 p.m., and small jurisdictions applications are accepted on an over-the-counter basis until all available funds are exhausted. Please be sure you are subscribed to the IIG emailing list to receive notifications and announcements.
New! 2019-2020, NOFAS
- New! 2019 Notice of Funding Availability for Large Jurisdictions (PDF)
- New! 2019 Notice of Funding Availability for Small Jurisdictions (PDF)
- New! Application (XLS)
- New! Universal Application (XLS)
- STD. 204 — Payee Data Record (PDF)
- FI$Cal Government TIN Form (PDF)
- New! Financial Assistance Application Tool (FAAST)
- New! NOFA Workshop Presentation (PDF)
Fiscal Year 2017-2018, Round 5 — 10/02/2017
FAQs (PDF) — 12/14/2017
Income limits (PDF)
Fiscal Year 2014-2015, Round 4 — 10/02/2014
FAQs (XLS) — 12/01/2014
Income limits (PDF)
Fiscal Year 2013-2014, Round 3 — 05/14/2013
Income limits (PDF)
IIG Specific Documents
There are currently no management memos for the IIG Program on the website at this time.
Training and Technical Assistance
There are currently no IIG Training and Technical resources on the website at this time.
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