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2016 Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Availability

The County of Orange has released the 2016 Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Availability.  The 2016 Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Availability NOFA is available at the above link and on BIDSYNC (Bid # 1603-001).

The purpose of the 2016 Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Availability is to make available up to eight (8) million dollars in Orange County Housing Successor Agency funds and Federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funds to promote the acquisition, new construction and acquisition/rehabilitation of Permanent Supportive Housing affordable for Orange County’s extremely low-income households who are homeless.  OC Community Services will also provide up to one hundred (100) Housing Choice Project Based Vouchers for extremely low-income households who are homeless.

OC Community Services will accept submissions for the 2016 Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Availability on an over the counter basis per the terms of the NOFA.  Funds and are available until the NOFA closes, is replaced by a new NOFA, or until all available funds are committed, whichever occurs first.  Interested and qualified applicants who can successfully demonstrate their ability to provide supportive housing for extremely low-income households who are homeless are encouraged to submit proposals.

Please refer any questions to:

Kevin Fincher
Housing Development Administrator
OC Community Services
1300 S. Grand Ave., Bldg. B
Santa Ana, CA 92705
kevin.fincher@occr.ocgov.com
714-480-2994

Seeking Experienced MHSA Developers for Housing in Orange County. 

The MHSA Housing Program, administered by CalHFA, provides funds for California counties to build and operate permanent supportive housing for members of the MHSA target population who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and low income.  The MHSA subpopulation includes children and youth, transitional age youth, adults 18 and older and older adults 60 and older.  MHSA funds are now being committed to projects throughout California. The County of Orange received an allocation of $33 million in capital and operating subsidies from the State.  Developers may access the funds through submission and approval, through the County of Orange, of an MHSA Housing Program Application.  To learn more about the County's MHSA program, please see MHSA Housing and Mental Health Services Act Housing Plan Guidelines for Application and Orange County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Housing Plan. If interested in creating MHSA units in Orange County, please contact Judy Iturriaga at mhsahousing@ochca.com and/or Kevin Fincher at mhsa.housing@hcs.ocgov.com 

Utility Allowance Schedule

The Utility Allowance Schedule is associated with builders who are constructing affordable housing, who need a letter from us giving them the utility allowances.