California Draft Guidelines Released for Multifamily Housing Program

January 18, 2019

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has just released the draft Multifamily Housing Program (MHP) Guidelines. Senate Bill 3 (Chapter 365, Statues 2017) authorized the Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018 (Proposition 1) and was adopted by voters on November 6, 2018 which authorizes the issuance of bonds in the amount of $1.5 billion for the Multifamily Housing Program (MHP). Funding to assist with new construction, rehabilitation and preservation of permanent and transitional rental housing for lower income households.

HCD is accepting public comments on the proposed guidelines from January 11, 2019 through February 11, 2019. Submit comments specific to guideline section by email to:

Information to register for guideline Workshops and Webinar, can be found at MHP website.