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Housing Programs Snapshot '18-19

Voice: (831) 646-3995
Fax: (831) 646-5616
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Kimberly Cole
Community Development Director

Grant Leonard
Housing Analyst
Voice: (831) 646-5614

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

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 Now Accepting Applications

Rental Assistance Program GraphicSep 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.

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Planning Commission Meeting December 8, 2020: Transportation Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan

Planning Commission Meeting December 8, 2020: Transportation Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan


Planning Commission Meeting December 8, 2020: 

Transportation Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan

The City of Monterey invites you to an online meeting to gather public input regarding three adaptation strategies for our transportation network in the face of sea level rise. The strategies are discussed in the draft plan, located at the .pdf linked below.

Submit comments to

If you have any questions, please contact Fernanda Roveri at (831) 242-8788 or

Reunión de la Comisión de Planificación 8 de Diciembre 2020: Adaptar Nuestro Sistema de Transporte contra el Aumento de los Niveles del Mar

La Ciudad de Monterey te invita a una reunión virtual para obtener participación de la comunidad sobre tres estrategias para adaptar nuestro sistema de transporte contra el aumento de los niveles del mar. Las estrategias se encuentran en el enlace de abajo

Envíe comentarios a

Si tiene preguntas, por favor contacte a Fernanda Roveri al (831) 242-8788 o

Monterey Adaptation Appendix | Monterey Adaptation Draft Report

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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, 

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

Apply online at:

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

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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