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Housing Programs Snapshot '18-19

Voice: (831) 646-3995
Fax: (831) 646-5616
7-1-1 (Hearing Impaired)

Kimberly Cole
Community Development Director
cole@monterey.org

Grant Leonard
Housing Analyst
Voice: (831) 646-5614
leonard@monterey.org

C. Thane Wilson
HCD Coordinator - Projects & Programs
Voice: (831) 646-3728
twilson@monterey.org

Housing Programs
Downstairs in Colton Hall
570 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

The Housing Programs office develops and administers a variety of housing programs and policies that seek to: enhance available housing opportunities and fulfill the community service needs of low, moderate, and workforce-income households, and other special-needs populations including disabled persons, senior citizens, and persons at risk of homelessness. Please refer to Plans and Reports for more information.

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Suspended

Rental Assistance Program GraphicFebruary 11, 2021: The Emergency rental Assistance Program has been suspended until additional funding can be secured. Please contact City staff is you have questions about rental assistance or other resources. 


Sep 30, 2020: Update on Recent Developments in the Law Regarding COVID-19 Tenant Protections

Posted August 17, 2020: The City of Monterey is pleased to announce the start of an Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is designed to mitigate potential homelessness and displacement of existing Monterey residents and workers who are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus, unable to pay their rent. The City may provide up to a maximum of six (6) months of rental assistance.

Applicant Eligibility
In order to be eligible for the Monterey’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Live or work in the City of Monterey
  • Experiencing a loss of income due to COVID-19
  • Be able to provide a lease agreement or letter confirming tenancy from your landlord
  • Have been current on rent payments prior to COVID-19
  • Make less than 80% of Area Median Income

2020 Maximum Income Limits (80% of Area Median Income - AMI)

Household 1 Person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 People
80% AMI $54,250 $62,000 $69,750 $77,500 $83,700 $89,900

Review the Program Guidelines for details (in ENGLISH and SPANISH) about the program requirements, including what documentation you will need to provide.

Latest Housing News

11 February 2021
02/11/2021: OVER $800,000 OF PANDEMIC-RELATED  RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDS DEPLETED City is applying to receive federal funds through stimulus allocation made to the County of Monterey

02/11/2021: OVER $800,000 OF PANDEMIC-RELATED  RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDS DEPLETED City is applying to receive federal funds through stimulus allocation made to the County of Monterey

The City of Monterey has announced that its Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has expended all of the City’s available rental assistance funding. In total, the City’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program has issued 405 checks totalling $962,287.32 to help 162 households since it’s start in August 2020. The program is designed to reduce homelessness and displacement of existing Monterey residents and workers who are or were employed by a Monterey business and are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and cannot pay their rent. Monterey County has received $26.7 million in federal funding for rental assistance through the latest stimulus act. The County tasked United Way Monterey County to develop a mechanism for distribution of these funds. The City hopes that the County will allocate some of the funding to the City’s successful rental assistance program. FULL NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

19 November 2020
CDBG Public Service and Facilities Grant Application

CDBG Public Service and Facilities Grant Application

The City of Monterey is pleased to announce the opening our the annual CDBG Public Service and Facilities Grant application period for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. Application materials for the Public Service Grants and the Public Facilities Grants are listed below. The Application period opens November 19th, 2020 and closed December 18th, 2020 at 4 p.m. Applications will be accepted online through the City's CDBG Grant management website, Citydataservices.net. 

Interested agencies can review the application materials and prepapre their applications in word prior to submitting the online application. 

Apply online at: citydataservices.net

Please contact the Housing Programs Office with any questions you have about the application process at 831-646-3995, or by email at leonard@monterey.org. 

19 November 2020
Technical Workshop for FY 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant Application Process, 11 a.m. Nov. 19, 2020 via Zoom

Technical Workshop for FY 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant Application Process, 11 a.m. Nov. 19, 2020 via Zoom

The City of Monterey is seeking comments, recommendations and suggestions on affordable housing, and community service needs.  The comments will contribute to the development of the City’s Annual Action Plan for the Housing and Community Development Program Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22.

These City programs provide opportunities for affordable housing and services to low and moderate-income residents of the City of Monterey. These programs are supported with federal, state and local funds, such as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Comments and recommendations about community needs, services and programs (current or proposed) may be presented at a public meeting to be held on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. on ZOOM.

 

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