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California Releases $220 Million Multifamily NOFA

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released the Round 4 Multifamily Housing Program (MHP) July 2021 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $220 million. Applications are due by September 20 at 5 p.m. PT. HCD will hold virtual NOFA workshops, which offer participants the opportunity to hear an overview of the NOFA and any updates that have developed since the third round in July 2020.

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Newsom Names Tiena Johnson Hall CalHFA Executive Director

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced the appointment of Tiena Johnson Hall as the new executive director of the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA). 

Johnson Hall, a member of CalHFA’s Board of Directors since November 2014, has served as a senior vice president and manager of community development finance for BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc. since October 2014. Prior to that, she held various housing positions in both the private and public sectors. 

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Comments on California’s MHP Guidelines Due Aug. 6

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is seeking feedback on its Multifamily Housing Program (MHP) Draft Guidelines and Statement of Reasons. Comments should be sent by August 6 via this form. The 2022 MHP Guidelines will apply, in large part, to all HCD multifamily development programs. With the MHP Guidelines as the cornerstone, HCD will simplify several programs into one funding opportunity–the Super NOFA–and application process. 

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