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HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE INFORMATION:

NEXT MEETING:

July 8, 2020 at 5pm via ZOOM Meeting



                         

 

 



 

 

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 21, 2020 the County of Monterey (County) will hold a public hearing both in person and via teleconference for the 2020 Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Grants Program Application and present its plan of how the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) PLHA funds will be allocated in the next five years. The PLHA Grant Program is funded by SB 2, referred to as the “Building Homes and Jobs Act”, which established a permanent, on-going source of funding dedicated to promoting and facilitating affordable housing development.

Attached is the full public notice and PLHA Housing Plan: 

County of Monterey PLHA Public Notice

County of Monterey Housing Plan July 9th, 2020

 


 

The County of Monterey is required to prepare a Consolidated Plan, a five-year strategic plan, for the federal entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds it receives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan will determine priority of needs based on survey results, goals, and objectives.  The 2020 Annual Action Plan is the first Action Plan of the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan and will outline specific projects for funding under the CDBG program.

The County is hereby publishing the draft 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan, as well as the 2020 Annual Action Plan for a 30-day Public Comment Period prior to the Public Hearing from June 7, 2020 to July 6, 2020. Public participation and/or written comments are strongly encouraged.

Public Notice | Español

FY 2020 – FY 2024 Consolidated Plan (Draft)

 


 

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If you are unable to pay rent due to Coronavirus-related inability to pay, such as:

  • A tenant (or tenants) in the household lost income due to the coronavirus, the state of emergency, or the related government response (such as a layoff or reduction in hours).
  • A tenant (or tenants) in the household needed to miss work to care for a child whose school was closed in response to the coronavirus.
  • A tenant (or tenants) in the household was unable to work because of sickness with confirmed or suspected coronavirus.
  • A tenant (or tenants) in the household was unable to work because of a need to care for a household or family member who was sick with confirmed or suspected coronavirus.
  • Other COVID-related reason

The California Attorney General has approved the following form for optional use by tenants affected by the coronavirus pandemic to notify their landlords of their inability to pay rent.

NOTICE OF CORONAVIRUS-RELATED INABILITY TO PAY RENT (CALIFORNIA EXECUTIVE ORDER N-37-20) | Español


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Monterey County has a moratorium that limits both residential and commercial evictions. Read the moratorium here pdf iconEnglish | Español

Do you have questions about the rights of tenants and landlords under the moratorium? Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that may help. English | Spanish

 

Monterey County contracts with ECHO Housing for Fair Housing and Tenant/Landlord housing counseling services. If you are experiencing discrimination because of your race, national origin, family or marital status, disability, sexual orientation or gender, call toll free 855-ASK ECHO or email at contact@echofairhousing.org

Staff may be unavailable or working from home due to the COVID-19 and the Shelter-in-Place Order set by the County and the Stay at Home Order issued by the California Governor.


 

If you wish to speak to a staff member of the Housing and Economic Development office, please contact our main number (831) 755-5390 or our Senior Secretary, Anita Nachor, at (831) 755-5381.

If you wish to submit a document to our office via fax, our fax number is (831) 755-5398.

If you need assistance in Spanish, please call (831) 755-5389 or email camacho-chavezrm@co.monterey.ca.us.

THANK YOU.

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Monterey County Temporary Eviction Control Law

Monterey County now has in place a Temporary Eviction Control law protecting tenants who may be impacted by rent gouging or arbitrary eviction before the state’s Tenant Protection Act goes into effect January 1, 2020.

Landlords and tenants - do you need more information about the new Tenant Protection Act? That information is available at this link:

http://www.tenantstogether.org/resources/1482

Unincorporated Monterey County has a 34% renter rate. If you live in a local city, find out if your local government has its own temporary ordinance. You can read the County’s ordinance at this site:

https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/Home/ShowDocument?id=84261

Monterey County contracts with ECHO Housing for Fair Housing and Tenant/Landlord housing counseling services. If you are experiencing discrimination because of your race, national origin, family or marital status, disability, sexual orientation or gender, call toll free 855-ASK ECHO or email at contact@echofairhousing.org.

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Below you will find information on Monterey County Housing Programs, the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC) and Housing Related Documents. Because Microsoft no longer supports Internet Explorer, to access all features on this web page, use any other web browser.

 

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There are two types of Affordable Housing Assistance Programs currently available to income qualified County residents:

1) The Inclusionary Housing Program, a program that provides home ownership and rental opportunities for households who have very low, low and moderate household incomes, and

2)  Down Payment Assistance Program for First Time Home Buyers.   

Learn more about these programs by clicking on the hyperlinked icons below and reviewing the Housing website. 

HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER PROGRAM
INCLUSIONARY HOUSING PROGRAM
HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

HOUSING PROJECTS

EAST GARRISON HOMES

HOUSING RELATED DOCUMENTS

URBAN COUNTY Documents
URBAN COUNTY Notice Of Funds Available (NOFA)
HOUSING ELEMENT
GENERAL DOCUMENTS
HOUSING POLICY ALLOCATION MANUAL