June 9, 2020

State CDBG Program Annual Performance Reports

The State Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for non-entitlement jurisdictions, requires all CDBG Recipients to submit Annual Performance Reports (APRs) documenting any activity that occurred during fiscal year 2019/2020. The reporting period covers July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. APR documents must be completed and submitted via email to  by Friday, July 31, 2019. If the deadline can’t be […]
June 6, 2020

Local Housing Trust Fund Program: Notice of Funding Availability – Revised Resolution Template

The California Department of Housing and Community Development has released a revised Resolution Template to accompany the Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) program Notice of Funding Availability(NOFA) for approximately $57 million, released on April 30, 2020. The template revisions are: An instruction added before Paragraph 4, “Provide a short summary on how you commit to use the Program Funds and Matching Funds. […]
June 5, 2020

HUD Provides Update on Allocation of Funding to PBRAs from the CARES Act

The Office of Multifamily Housing recently published an update on allocation of funding  from the CARES Act to Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance contracts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19, including maintaining normal operations and other actions necessary during the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. The Update on Allocation of Funding from the CARES Act, provided by Tobias Halliday, […]
June 4, 2020

HUD Releases Updated PIH COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing

HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing recently published an update to their COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies (previous update occurred on April 22, 2020).  A portion of the questions on the Eviction Moratorium instituted under Section 4024 of the CARES Act have been updated with new guidance.  This update includes questions on charging fees for unpaid utilities during […]