Transit Oriented Development Housing Program (TOD)



Application, General Program, and Standard Agreements Questions

Loan Closing Questions


Under the program, low-interest loans are available as gap financing for rental housing developments that include affordable units, and as mortgage assistance for homeownership developments. In addition, grants are available to cities, counties, and transit agencies for infrastructure improvements necessary for the development of specified housing developments, or to facilitate connections between these developments and the transit station.

Important Updates

TOD Program Disbursement Extension:

Assistance Type and Terms

Maximum loan and grant, or combination of the two, for a single housing development or for a single housing developer applicant, including any affiliates of such applicant, is limited to $17 million per funding round.  The total maximum amount of Program assistance for applications based on a single Qualifying Transit Station and all awards of Program funds over the life of the Program is $50 million.

Eligible Activities

Loans for the development and construction of housing development projects within one-quarter mile of a transit station. Grants for the provision of infrastructure necessary for the development of higher density uses within one-quarter mile of a transit station.  Refer to TOD Guidelines for complete description of eligible activities.

Eligible Applicants

Cities, counties, transit agencies, and developers.


Get Funding

Applications are invited through the issuance of Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs).

Current NOFAs

The TOD Program does not have a current NOFA. Please be sure you are subscribed to the TOD emailing list to receive notifications and announcements.

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
  • Forms
  • Additional resources
  • Who to contact if you have questions

Program Forms

NOTE: View sample documents use and liability disclaimer on our Condition of Use page.

TOD Specific Documents

Documents Applicable to all NOFAs

Management Memos

At this time, there are no Management Memos for the TOD Program on the website.

Training and Technical Assistance

At this time, there are no TOD Training and Technical resources on the website.