Homeless Youth Multifamily Housing Program (HYMHP)


(916) 263-2771


To provide low-interest loans to developers of affordable rental housing that contain units for homeless youth (HY).

Assistance Type

Deferred-payment loans

Assistance Terms

Loans have a 55-year term at three percent annual simple interest. For the first 30 years, annual payments of 0.42 percent of the outstanding principal balance are required.  The annual payment for the next 25 years will be set by HCD in year 30, at the minimum amount necessary to cover HCD monitoring costs.  Unpaid principal and interest will be due at the end of the loan term.

Eligible Activities

Eligible costs include project development capital costs, including facilities for child care, after-school care, and social services integrally linked to the restricted housing units.  Capital costs may include real property acquisition, refinancing to retain affordable rents, necessary on-site and off-site improvements, reasonable fees and consulting costs, and capitalized reserves.

Eligible Projects

Funds may be used for permanent multifamily rental and transitional housing projects involving new construction, rehabilitation, acquisition and rehabilitation, or conversion of nonresidential structures.  Projects must contain five or more HY units with associated supportive services.  Target population and eligible household requirements apply at initial occupancy only.  HY are either emancipated minors, or those who are at least 18 years old, homeless or at risk of homelessness, no longer eligible for foster care on the basis of age, or who have run away from home.

Get Funding

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

Current NOFA

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

There are currently no previous NOFAs available for HYMHP.

There are currently no awards available for HYMHP.


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

At this time, there are no HYMHP Management Memos on the website.

Management Memos

At this time, there are no HYMHP Management Memos on the website.

Training and Technical Assistance

At this time, there are no HYMHP Management Memos on the website.

Plans & Reports

  • 2015-2025 Statewide Housing Plan
  • California Inter-Regional Partnership (IRP) Program Final Report (2005)
  • The Future of Infill Housing: Opportunities, Potential, Feasibility and Demand (2005)
  • Recommendations of the Interagency Task Force on Homelessness (2003)
  • Raising the Roof - California Housing Development Projections and Constraints (2001)
  • Housing: California's Foundation for Economic Growth (PDF)
  • Draft Substantial Amendment to 2015-16 Annual Action Plan and Public Notice – (PDF)
  • 2010-2015 California Consolidated Plan
  • Annual Plan, CAPER (updated annually)