A home is more than four walls, floors, and a roof. Home is a place to grow, raise a family and find peace of mind. Everyone, no matter their financial situation, deserves a clean, safe, and beautiful place to live.
The Housing Division provides low-income to moderate-income residents with additional help when:
- buying a first home,
- making repairs to an existing home, or
- implementing green-building practices.
The Housing Division works closely with other agencies on affordable housing, to develop opportunities for eligible families through financial assistance loans.
The Stockton City Council will hold a public hearing on June 14, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council chambers. The purpose of the public hearing is to review and receive comments from the City Council and the public regarding the City's submission to HUD of its proposed uses of HOME American Rescue Plan Act (HOME-ARPA) funds. The City of Stockton was allocated $6,380,677 of supplemental HOME-ARPA to assist individuals or households that are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations in need of housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter. In accordance with the HOME-ARPA guidelines, the City proposes that HOME-ARPA grant funds will support the following eligible activities:
Comments and questions can be directed to Ty Wilson-Robinson, Deputy Housing Director in the Economic Development Department, at 209-937-7585 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Stockton anticipates receiving approximately $6.5 million dollars in capital infrastructure funding from San Joaquin County to support the construction and development of homeless shelter bed expansion.
Capital funds are available for the development of facilities that provide new low‐barrier shelter beds intended for interim, emergency housing, providing a rapid transition to a more permanent housing solution. Interim Shelter types include congregate shelters, clinically enhanced congregate shelters, non‐congregate shelters, and low barrier navigation centers.
Mortgage assistance is being offered through the State of California Housing is Key Initiative. The California Mortgage Relief Program uses federal Homeowner Assistance Funds to help homeowners get caught up on housing payments. This program is free and funds do not have to be paid back.
Open to all eligible Californians who are experiencing pandemic-related hardships and have fallen behind on housing payments, faced a pandemic-related financial hardship after January 21, 2020, and at least one of the following:
Must be at or below 100% of San Joaquin County’s Area Median (Household) Income, own a single-family home, condo, or permanently affixed manufactured home.
To learn more about eligibility, program requirements, and other qualifications, or to fill out an application, please visit the Housing is Key website or call 1-800-569-4287.
The City of Stockton anticipates receiving approximately $3.4 million dollars in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, $290,000 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding, and $1.7 million in Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funding. HOME funding is included in the Housing NOFA. These funds are provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in FY 2022-2023.
The City is seeking applications from entities that have experience and are qualified to administer CDBG and ESG federal block grant programs. CDBG funds can be used for a variety of activities. All activities must meet one of the national objectives:
ESG funds are available to agencies providing emergency shelter, homeless prevention, or rapid re-housing services to the homeless or those at risk of homelessness.
Up to $10.4 million in funding will be available through the City of Stockton for the development of affordable housing targeting very low- and low-income households with incomes at or below 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI) as published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and/or extremely low-income households or persons experiencing homelessness with incomes at or below 30% AMI.
To qualify for funding under the Housing NOFA, eligible projects must consist of 12 units or more. Projects may include:
Organizations applying for funding may participate in an informational meeting:
On September 28, 2020, the City of Stockton received nearly $4.3 million in Homekey awards funding.
Stockton Project Homekey highlights:
Funding is for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and ongoing operation of the former Relax Inn Motel that is being converted into a permanent supportive housing project for those experiencing homelessness. The City Council approved this item on August 11, 2020.
The City of Stockton, Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp (CVLIHC), and STAND partnered to submit a joint application on August 13, 2020, to the State Department of Housing and Community Development.
The location is Relax Inn (Town Center Studios),1604 N. Wilson Way. The project will include 39 units with a total of 41 beds, to house 42 people- delivering critical services to keep people housed, for example, healthcare, mental health care, and substance abuse support.
For more information about the award and Project Homekey, see the news release linked below:
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) describes the City's overall performance in meeting its goals and objectives for Federal Grant Entitlement Programs under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
If you prefer to view the Consolidated Plan in person, please contact the City Clerk's office for an appointment. Please call (209) 937-8458 or email City.Clerk@stocktonca.gov.
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) describes the City's overall performance in meeting its goals and objectives for Federal Grant Entitlement Programs under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The 15-day comment period for the CAPER draft was from December 2-16, 2020. See Public Notice links for more details.
The Housing Division implements green building practices for rehabilitation and new construction projects. Elements of "Build It Green" and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards are used by the Division to support the City of Stockton's overall Green Building Initiatives.
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 5/27/2022