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Title: Multifamily Housing Program 2015 Funding Round General Fund


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Multifamily Housing Program2015 Funding Round
General Fund
  • California Department of Housing and Community
    Development

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MHP NOFA June 5, 2015
  • Funding Available
  • 47.5 million
  • 7 million maximum loan amount per project
  • Function of unit size, location and affordability
    level

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MHP Timetable
NOFA issued June 5, 2015
Application forms available June 5, 2015
Applications due August 6, 2015
Loan and Grant Committee Meeting October, 2015
Awards issued November, 2015
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SHMHP Timetable
NOFA issued June 12, 2015
Application forms available June 12, 2015
Applications due August 13, 2015
Loan and Grant Committee Meeting October, 2015
Awards issued November, 2015
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MHP Program Changes
  • Projects Total Development Cost over 400,000
    (See NOFA Section K)
  • Section 811 Project-based Rental Assistance (See
    NOFA Section R)
  • Geographic Distribution - Rural Areas changed
    from 10 to 20 percent

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MHP Program Overview
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MHP Regulations
  • Governed by two sets of regulations
  • Multifamily Housing Program Specific Regulations
    (MHP Regulations)
  • Uniform Multifamily Regulations (UMR)
  • Available at
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/mhp

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Geographic Distribution
  • Statute requires HCD to
  • ensure a reasonable geographic distribution of
    funds
  • To prevent award imbalance, distribution target
    of no less than approximately
  • 45 percent Southern California
  • 30 percent Northern California
  • 20 percent Rural Area

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Eligible Sponsor
  • Non-profit, for-profit and local public agencies
  • Demonstrate
  • Experience developing, constructing, owning and
    operating affordable rental housing projects
  • The entity that submits information for the award
    of the experience points (D3) must be the named
    Sponsor on the Application
  • Must demonstrate site control
  • MHP Section 7303 and UMR Section 8303

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Eligible Project
  • Multifamily rental and transitional housing
    projects of five or more units
  • New construction
  • Acquisition and rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Conversion of nonresidential structures
  • Must not have started construction as of the
    application due date
  • MHP Section 7302

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MHP Emphasis
  • Emphasis on units for
  • Deeply targeted incomes (MHP A, B or C)
  • Large families (two or more bedrooms)
  • Special Needs Populations

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Eligible Use of Funds
  • Costs attributable to Restricted units for
  • Construction/rehabilitation
  • Off-site/on-site improvements
  • Capitalized operating and replacement reserves
    (replacement reserves can be funded from
    Operating Income)
  • Child care facility and social service facility
    integrally linked to Project
  • Developer fee
  • MHP Section 7304

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Permanent Only Loans
  • Loan Terms
  • 55 year term
  • 3 percent simple interest (principal and interest
    deferrable)
  • First 30 years mandatory debt service of .42
    percent of outstanding principal balance
  • Next 25 years adjusted to cover HCDs monitoring
    costs
  • Unpaid interest and principal due at end of term

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Program Limitations
  • Payment of state prevailing wages to laborers
    working on MHP-financed projects is required
  • Sponsor distributions limited to 50 percent of
    cash flow (UMR Section 8314)
  • 9 percent tax credit projects are not eligible to
    apply for MHP funds

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Developer Fee Limits
  • Limit of 1.2 million from funding sources
  • New construction and substantial rehabilitation
    projects first 30 units, 25,000 per unit. Each
    unit in excess of 30, 10,500 per unit
  • Acquisition and rehabilitation projects without
    substantial rehabilitation first 30 units,
    12,000 per unit. Each unit in excess of 30,
    5,500 per unit
  • Land donations from local jurisdiction or master
    developer may not be counted as capital
    contribution
  • Cash contributions from master developer or other
    entities, which are contingent upon the
    development of the Project may not be counted as
    capital contribution

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Developer Fee Limits (continued)
  • Developer Fee Calculation
  • Includes lease-up fees, incentive fees, or other
    property management fees, in excess of those
    customarily charged by property management firms
    for lease up activities, which are paid to the
    Sponsor, Co-Sponsor or affiliate of the Sponsor
    or Co-Sponsor

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Application Overview
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Application
  • Universal Application used by HCD, TCAC, CDLAC
    and CalHFA
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/UniversalApplication.xls
  • MHP Application Attachment
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/mhp/MHPAppAttachment.xls

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General Instructions
  • Submitting Application
  • Three-ring binder with sleeve on the side
  • Large lettered tabs and divide the binder into
    seven sections Universal Application, Universal
    Application Attachments (1-11), MHP Attachments
    A, B, C, D, E
  • Set up dividers with numbered tabs to correspond
    to the Universal Application and MHP Program
    Specific Checklist (A1)
  • For items that are not applicable to your
    application, place a sheet stating the item is
    Not Applicable behind the tab

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General Instructions (continued)
  • COMPLETE original and one duplicate of
    application must be sent to HCD no later than 5
    p.m. on August 6, 2015.
  • No facsimiles, late, incomplete, revised,
    electronically transmitted, or walk in
    application packages will be accepted.
  • Applications must meet all eligibility
    requirements upon submission
  • Applications with internal inconsistencies will
    not be rated and ranked

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Organizing the Application
  • Submit your application binders in this order
  • Universal Application
  • Universal Application Attachments 1 - 11
  • MHP Attachments A, B, C, D, E
  • Remember Once your application is received, it
    must stand on its own to represent your Project

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Disclosure
  • Disclosure of Application
  • Information becomes PUBLIC RECORD available for
    review by the public
  • Use Discretion
  • Sponsor is waiving any claim of confidentiality
    and consents to the disclosure of all submitted
    material upon request

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Project Evaluation
  • Eligibility
  • Feasibility
  • Scoring

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MHP Attachment
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A1 Universal Application and MHP Checklist
  1. Proof of site control
  2. Current Preliminary Title Report
  3. Relocation Plan with estimated costs
  4. Utility Allowance Chart by unit size
  5. Org. charts for Borrower, Sponsor, Developer,
    Affiliates
  6. Legal Status Questionnaire
  7. Previous Participation Certifications
  8. Evidence of enforceable commitments -
    Construction
  9. Evidence of enforceable commitments - Permanent
  10. Market Study with Rent Comparability Matrix
  11. Current Appraisal

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A2 Eligibility Criteria
  • Other funding sources are insufficient to cover
    Project development cost
  • As of application due date, construction has not
    commenced (demolition is considered
    construction if cost of demolition is included
    in the development budget)
  • Application complete and on MHP approved forms

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Project site must be free from environmental
    conditions which are infeasible to correct
  • Site is reasonably accessible to
  • Public transportation, shopping, medical
    services, recreation, schools and employment
  • Must demonstrate Article XXXIV authority
  • New construction projects with demolition
  • Number of bedrooms in new Project must be at
    least equal to the number of bedrooms demolished

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Relocation Eligibility Requirements
  • Application must contain a preliminary Relocation
    Plan
  • Developmental budget must contain funding for
    Relocation Expenses
  • Final Relocation Plan must be approved by the
    Department prior to funding
  • MHP Section 7315

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Site Control Requirements
  • Must be in the name of the Sponsor
  • Documents showing site control
  • Lease
  • Contract of Sale
  • Disposition and Development Agreement
  • Preliminary Title Report
  • Option to Purchase or Lease
  • Preliminary Title Report required in all cases
  • Not older than six months
  • UMR Section 8303

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Proof of Site Control
  • Can take any of the forms indicated, but must
  • Be fully executed and unilateral
  • Name seller and purchaser or lessee
  • Include dollar amount and terms of agreement
  • Be signed by all parties
  • Not have expired

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A3 Recycling Program Narrative
  • In an effort to encourage all projects to
    implement as many environmentally friendly
    options as possible, the MHP application will
    require a narrative describing how the Project
    will implement and encourage residents to utilize
    project-based recycling programs

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MHP AttachmentSection B - Eligibility
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B1 Tenant Selection Criteria
  • Provide description of your tenant selection
    criteria and describe rationale
  • Senior Projects (B1a) Provide evidence of Fair
    Housing Compliance (legal opinion)

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B2 Organizational Documents
  • Sponsor and Ultimate Borrower (if formed)
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • By-laws
  • Partnership Agreements
  • If organized under laws of different state
  • Submit Certificate of Good Standing for Foreign
    LP/Corp/LLC plus Certificate of Registration

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B3 Governing Board Resolution
  • Authorizes application submission
  • Specifies authorized signatory
  • Must reference the NOFA date and the amount of
    loan request
  • Must state that the entity is authorized to do
    business in California
  • Sample resolutions are available

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B4 Names of Officers and Board Members
  • Be certain not to disclose personal data
    (addresses, phone numbers, etc.) unless the board
    members have authorized the release of such
    information keep in mind that the application
    is a public document

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B5 Environmental Reports
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Other Environmental Reports (i.e. Phase II,
    Asbestos, Lead-based paint)
  • Mitigation information (if applicable)
  • Do not attach database records search

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B6 Maps
  • Parcel map showing site location
  • Scaled Distance Map
  • Two mile radius of site
  • Indicate amenities

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B7 Article XXXIV of the California Constitution
requires voter approval authorizing development
of low-income housing
  • Provide evidence that Article 34 authority exists
    for this Project or
  • Provide a legal opinion letter explaining why
    this Project is exempt from Article 34
    requirements

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MHP AttachmentSection C - Feasibility
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C1 Insert the Development Timetable
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Maximum Allowable Loan Amount
  • C2 Worksheet to Determine Maximum Allowable
    Loan Amount
  • C3 Loan Limit Worksheet
  • C4 Shared Cost Calculation Worksheet
  • C5 MHP Loan Calculation Worksheet

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Loan Limits
  • MHP
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/housing-policy-development/h
    ousing-resource-center/reports/state/2015non_herai
    ncomerentsloanlimits.pd

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In the Supportive Housing Application, see Item
C5b
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C6
  • This item (evidence of commitment status for
    development funding) has been replaced by
    Universal Application Attachments 8 and 9
  • See MHP Application Attachment Instructions for
    what constitutes evidence of commitment

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C7 Developer Fee Calculation
  • Not a required application attachment
  • Tool to assist Sponsor in calculating allowable
    amount of developer fees

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(No Transcript)
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C8 Unit Mix and Income Information
  • Complete the Unit Mix and Income Information
    chart
  • For rental assistance, operating, project based
    and other subsidies attach evidence of commitment
  • If not available, attach other documentation such
    as Reservation or third-party letter stating the
    following
  • Annual subsidy amount
  • Date or expected date of award
  • Term
  • Number of subsidized units
  • If not available, attach Voucher Payment Standard
    and Fair Market Rents from Housing Authority

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C9 Transition Reserves
  • If Project depends on project-based rental
    subsidy, attach calculation of Required
    Transition Reserve funding

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C10 Justification of Services Coordinator
  • Attach narrative description of tenant needs and
    the role of the resident Services Coordinator in
    linking tenants to services

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C11 Estimate of Construction Cost Based on
Prevailing Wage
  • Complete C11 based on prevailing wages

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Insert the Following Documents
  • C12 Copies of Planning Approvals
  • C13 Copies of Resumes for Project Contractor and
    Architect
  • C14 Copies of Schematic Drawings

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Rehabilitation Projects
  • C15 Provide a narrative description of current
    condition of structures
  • C16 Provide a detailed narrative description of
    the intended scope of work
  • C17 Provide a copy of current rent roll including
    household composition and income

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C18 Letter to Local Government
  • Statutory requirement to notify local government
    jurisdiction that application is being submitted
  • Must be addressed to the City Council or County
    Board of Supervisors (whichever is applicable)
  • THIS IS AN ELIGIBILITY THRESHOLD REQUIREMENT

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C19 Operating Expense Comparables
  • Minimum three comparables
  • One market rate one affordable housing
  • Same primary market area
  • Similar size, number of units and amenities

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MHP AttachmentSection D - Scoring
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D1 Extent Project Serves Households at the Lowest
Income Levels - 35 points
  • Enter total number of Restricted Units
  • Enter number of units for MHP A, B, or C
  • Scoring sheet will auto calculate

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Identified Local Housing Needs - 15 points
  • (A) 5 points for either
  • Letter from City or County
  • Local need identified in local housing policy
    document
  • The local housing policy document in which the
    need is identified
  • A statement that the Project meets the need
  • Must specifically name the Project

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • Or
  • If 70 percent of Project units are reserved for
    Special Needs Populations
  • Letter from local government department stating
    that the Project will address a serious local
    housing need as it relates to Special Needs
    Populations

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • AND Choose option B, C or D - 5 or 10 points
  • (B) - 10 points
  • At least 70 percent of units reserved for Special
    Needs Populations or
  • At least 70 percent of units have two or more
    bedrooms and located in Alameda, Contra Costa,
    Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, San
    Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo,
    Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano,
    Sonoma, or Ventura counties

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • (C) - 5 or 10 points
  • Comparable Market Rental Data Forms
  • At least the five nearest comparable projects
  • Senior projects - limit comparables to this
    population
  • One rental data form for each comparable
  • If weighted vacancy rate is lt 3 percent 10
    points
  • If weighted vacancy rate is lt 5 percent 5 points

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • (D) - 5 or 10 points
  • Vacancy Rate Determined by Market Study
  • Performed by qualified third party per TCAC
    guidelines
  • Senior projects - limited to this population
  • Vacancy rate lt 3 percent 10 points
  • Vacancy rate lt 5 percent 5 points

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor 20 points
  • Affordable housing developments completed in the
    five years preceding application due date
  • Minimum ten units
  • Exception If proposed project has lt 15 units,
    and 70 percent of units reserved for Special
    Needs Populations, a completed project may have
    five units

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Experience points awarded if
  • Project Sponsor or affiliate was sole developer
  • Project Sponsor or affiliate in partnership with
    another entity if
  • Controlled key aspects
  • Had sufficient staff to manage the development
    process
  • Received majority share of developer fee

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Projects were developed by staff (or a principal)
    currently employed by Sponsor if
  • Staff had primary responsibility for the
    development process
  • Staff will serve as Project Manager, or directly
    supervise the Project Manager and have primary
    responsibility for managing the development
    process

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Only experience of one entity counted
  • Experienced entity must have controlling interest
    in partnership, primary responsibility for
    development, ongoing control of operations and
    sufficient staff
  • Must receive majority share of developer fee

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D4 Percentage of Units for Families, Supportive
Housing or Special Need Populations or At-risk
Rental Housing Developments - 35 points
  • Scoring sheet will auto-calculate for unit size
    and Special Needs Population designated units
  • At-risk Rental Housing must meet TCAC definition.
    Attach completed checklist and supporting
    documentation including third-party legal opinion.

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D5 Leverage of Other Funds - 20 points
  • Developer fee is not included
  • Land value may be included if supported by an
    appraisal
  • Rural, Non-rural As defined by TCAC
  • Projects With at Least 75 Homeless Veteran or
    Developmentally Disabled Populations will be
    scored using the rural category
  • Attachment D5 will auto-calculate

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D6 Project Readiness - 15 points
  • Enforceable commitments - construction
  • Enforceable commitments - deferred
  • Environmental
  • Have all clearances (NEPA CEQA)
  • If NEPA Responsible Entity is not the locality
    Submit form to appropriate NEPA Responsible
    Entity
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

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D6 Project Readiness - (continued)
  • Local design review approval
  • Public land use approvals (not to include
    building permits and ministerial approvals)
  • Either
  • Fee Title or long-term leasehold (attach PTR or
    documentation of lease agreement)
  • Working drawings at least 50 percent complete
    (attach architect certification)

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D7 Adaptive Reuse, Infill, Proximity to Site
Amenity or Sustainable Building Methods - 10
points
  • Infill Vacant or soon to be vacant lot in
    established or developed area
  • Adaptive Reuse Rehabilitation of vacant
    commercial or industrial buildings in developed
    areas
  • Proximity to Site Amenity Must qualify for any
    points under TCAC
  • Sustainable Building Methods Must qualify for
    any points under TCAC

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  • D8 - Catalyst Program Award - 5 points

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  • D9 - Percentage of Utilizing Section 811
    Project-based Rental Assistance (PRAC) Funds 5
    Points

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  • Service Plan Requirements

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Index and Checklist (Application Item B14)
  • Part 1. Populations to be served
  • Part 2. Supportive Services Plan
  • Part 3. Supportive Services Budget
  • Part 4. Project Sponsor and Service
    Provider Experience
  • Part 5. Property Management
    Experience

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Tenant Selection Narrative Part 1, Section 3
  • Must conclusively document occupancy will be
    limited to eligible households
  • For Homeless Youth projects, occupancy by
    Homeless Youth households must be documented for
    at least 5 project units

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Occupancy Standards, Exit Strategies, and Rent
Subsidies Part 1, Section 4
  • Describe policies related to duration of stay
  • Describe strategies to ensure viable housing
    options for Homeless Youth exiting the project
    or reassigning units
  • Describe subsidies which will allow for project
    feasibility. Describe how the subsidies may
    function (be reduced) in the event tenant income
    increases

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Service Plan Summary Part 2, Section 1
  • Narrative Summary of Services Plan
  • Service Needs of Population
  • Lead Service Provider
  • Key Services available
  • Staffing

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Characteristics of Permanent Homeless Youth
Housing
  • Tenant holds a lease and is responsible for rent
    (not required)
  • Tenant has own room or apartment and is
    individually responsible for arranging any shared
    tenancy (not required)
  • Tenant may stay as long rent is paid and the
    terms of lease complied with
  • Unit subject to applicable state and federal
    landlord tenant laws
  • Tenants participation in service(s) shall not be
    required as a condition of tenancy

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Verification from Funding Agency Part 2, Section
3
  • Agency shall be knowledgeable of the supportive
    service needs of the Target Population
  • Agency shall endorse the services plan and the
    Project Sponsor as a known provider of Supportive
    Services similar to those proposed
  • Use Supportive Service Verification Form

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Supportive Services ChartPart 2, Section 4
  • Record in chart
  • Each Support Service separately
  • Population to be served
  • Short Description of the Service
  • Name of Service Provider
  • Relationship to Sponsor
  • Type of Agreement (i.e., MOU or letter of
    commitment)
  • Service Location on or off Project site

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Services Delivery Chart Part 2, Section 5
  • List each Staff Position separately
  • Describe the roles and duties of each position
  • Indicate percentage of full-time equivalent staff
  • Name the employer organization of the position
  • Specify Location work will be performed

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Staffing Level Table Part 2, Section 5b
  • Indicate staffing level by completing
    calculation
  • Total SH or HYSH Units
  • Total FTE Support Service Staff
  • Number of SH or HYSH Units per FTE Staff Person
  • If Staff level differs from HCDs historical
    averages 10 15 households per staff for
    intensive services or 15 25 households per
    staff for less service intensive, provide a
    narrative explanation.

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Tenant Engagement Part 2, Section 6
  • Provide narrative of tenant engagement plan
  • Explain how the Sponsor will elicit tenant
    participation in the services
  • A tenant engagement plan may not be necessary for
    transitional housing

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Collaboration Part 2, Section 7
  • Provide a Narrative Description of the
    Collaboration Relationship (Section 7A)
  • Provide Collaborative Relationship Documentation
    such as a Contract, MOU or Letter of Intent
    (Section 7B)

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Measurable Outcomes and Plan for Evaluation -
Part 2, Section 8a
  • Applicants must establish reasonable outcomes and
    outcome measures for
  • Residential Stability
  • Increased Skills or income
  • Greater Self-determination
  • Applicants must reasonably describe the proposed
    system for tracking the data and agree to report
    on the data annually

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Service Utilization Part 2, Section 8b
  • Applicant must describe plan for collecting and
    analyzing service utilization data
  • Prior to tenancy
  • During tenancy
  • Which systems of care will provide the data (i.e.
    health, mental health, substance abuse, criminal
    justice)
  • How data will be collected and analyzed

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Supportive Services Budget Part 3, Section 1
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Supportive Services Cost Per Unit Part 3, Section
2
  • Indicate supportive services cost per unit by
    completing calculation
  • Total SH or HYSH Units
  • Total Supportive Services Costs
  • Total Supportive Service Costs per Unit
  • If supportive service cost per unit differs from
    a range of 5,000 - 10,000 per unit, provide
    narrative explanation

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Funding and Service Commitments Part 3, Section 3
  • A minimum of 25 of total Service Budget must be
    committed at the application stage
  • Letters of Commitment or Intent to Fund must
    provide the following on organization letterhead
  • Project name
  • Description of services to be funded or provided
  • Value of funds or in-kind services
  • Term of funding or service provision
  • History of organization providing funds or
    services

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Experience - Part 4, Section 1
  • Document 24 months experience in ownership or
    operation of one special needs or supportive
    housing project
  • Document 24 months experience in providing
    services to the target population
  • Property manager must have 24 months experience
    in managing a supportive housing or special needs
    housing project containing 5 or more dwelling
    units
  • This is a threshold requirement

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Service Funding History Part 4, Section 2B
  • Document the funding history of the qualifying
    service provider
  • Document that the provider will be able to access
    funds from the programs that fund the services
    identified in the Supportive Services Plan
  • List only funding obtained in last 5 years
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Title: Multifamily Housing Program 2015 Funding Round General Fund


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Multifamily Housing Program2015 Funding Round
General Fund
  • California Department of Housing and Community
    Development

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MHP NOFA June 5, 2015
  • Funding Available
  • 47.5 million
  • 7 million maximum loan amount per project
  • Function of unit size, location and affordability
    level

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MHP Timetable
NOFA issued June 5, 2015
Application forms available June 5, 2015
Applications due August 6, 2015
Loan and Grant Committee Meeting October, 2015
Awards issued November, 2015
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SHMHP Timetable
NOFA issued June 12, 2015
Application forms available June 12, 2015
Applications due August 13, 2015
Loan and Grant Committee Meeting October, 2015
Awards issued November, 2015
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MHP Program Changes
  • Projects Total Development Cost over 400,000
    (See NOFA Section K)
  • Section 811 Project-based Rental Assistance (See
    NOFA Section R)
  • Geographic Distribution - Rural Areas changed
    from 10 to 20 percent

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MHP Program Overview
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MHP Regulations
  • Governed by two sets of regulations
  • Multifamily Housing Program Specific Regulations
    (MHP Regulations)
  • Uniform Multifamily Regulations (UMR)
  • Available at
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/mhp

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Geographic Distribution
  • Statute requires HCD to
  • ensure a reasonable geographic distribution of
    funds
  • To prevent award imbalance, distribution target
    of no less than approximately
  • 45 percent Southern California
  • 30 percent Northern California
  • 20 percent Rural Area

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Eligible Sponsor
  • Non-profit, for-profit and local public agencies
  • Demonstrate
  • Experience developing, constructing, owning and
    operating affordable rental housing projects
  • The entity that submits information for the award
    of the experience points (D3) must be the named
    Sponsor on the Application
  • Must demonstrate site control
  • MHP Section 7303 and UMR Section 8303

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Eligible Project
  • Multifamily rental and transitional housing
    projects of five or more units
  • New construction
  • Acquisition and rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Conversion of nonresidential structures
  • Must not have started construction as of the
    application due date
  • MHP Section 7302

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MHP Emphasis
  • Emphasis on units for
  • Deeply targeted incomes (MHP A, B or C)
  • Large families (two or more bedrooms)
  • Special Needs Populations

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Eligible Use of Funds
  • Costs attributable to Restricted units for
  • Construction/rehabilitation
  • Off-site/on-site improvements
  • Capitalized operating and replacement reserves
    (replacement reserves can be funded from
    Operating Income)
  • Child care facility and social service facility
    integrally linked to Project
  • Developer fee
  • MHP Section 7304

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Permanent Only Loans
  • Loan Terms
  • 55 year term
  • 3 percent simple interest (principal and interest
    deferrable)
  • First 30 years mandatory debt service of .42
    percent of outstanding principal balance
  • Next 25 years adjusted to cover HCDs monitoring
    costs
  • Unpaid interest and principal due at end of term

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Program Limitations
  • Payment of state prevailing wages to laborers
    working on MHP-financed projects is required
  • Sponsor distributions limited to 50 percent of
    cash flow (UMR Section 8314)
  • 9 percent tax credit projects are not eligible to
    apply for MHP funds

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Developer Fee Limits
  • Limit of 1.2 million from funding sources
  • New construction and substantial rehabilitation
    projects first 30 units, 25,000 per unit. Each
    unit in excess of 30, 10,500 per unit
  • Acquisition and rehabilitation projects without
    substantial rehabilitation first 30 units,
    12,000 per unit. Each unit in excess of 30,
    5,500 per unit
  • Land donations from local jurisdiction or master
    developer may not be counted as capital
    contribution
  • Cash contributions from master developer or other
    entities, which are contingent upon the
    development of the Project may not be counted as
    capital contribution

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Developer Fee Limits (continued)
  • Developer Fee Calculation
  • Includes lease-up fees, incentive fees, or other
    property management fees, in excess of those
    customarily charged by property management firms
    for lease up activities, which are paid to the
    Sponsor, Co-Sponsor or affiliate of the Sponsor
    or Co-Sponsor

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Application Overview
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Application
  • Universal Application used by HCD, TCAC, CDLAC
    and CalHFA
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/UniversalApplication.xls
  • MHP Application Attachment
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/mhp/MHPAppAttachment.xls

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General Instructions
  • Submitting Application
  • Three-ring binder with sleeve on the side
  • Large lettered tabs and divide the binder into
    seven sections Universal Application, Universal
    Application Attachments (1-11), MHP Attachments
    A, B, C, D, E
  • Set up dividers with numbered tabs to correspond
    to the Universal Application and MHP Program
    Specific Checklist (A1)
  • For items that are not applicable to your
    application, place a sheet stating the item is
    Not Applicable behind the tab

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General Instructions (continued)
  • COMPLETE original and one duplicate of
    application must be sent to HCD no later than 5
    p.m. on August 6, 2015.
  • No facsimiles, late, incomplete, revised,
    electronically transmitted, or walk in
    application packages will be accepted.
  • Applications must meet all eligibility
    requirements upon submission
  • Applications with internal inconsistencies will
    not be rated and ranked

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Organizing the Application
  • Submit your application binders in this order
  • Universal Application
  • Universal Application Attachments 1 - 11
  • MHP Attachments A, B, C, D, E
  • Remember Once your application is received, it
    must stand on its own to represent your Project

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Disclosure
  • Disclosure of Application
  • Information becomes PUBLIC RECORD available for
    review by the public
  • Use Discretion
  • Sponsor is waiving any claim of confidentiality
    and consents to the disclosure of all submitted
    material upon request

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Project Evaluation
  • Eligibility
  • Feasibility
  • Scoring

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MHP Attachment
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A1 Universal Application and MHP Checklist
  1. Proof of site control
  2. Current Preliminary Title Report
  3. Relocation Plan with estimated costs
  4. Utility Allowance Chart by unit size
  5. Org. charts for Borrower, Sponsor, Developer,
    Affiliates
  6. Legal Status Questionnaire
  7. Previous Participation Certifications
  8. Evidence of enforceable commitments -
    Construction
  9. Evidence of enforceable commitments - Permanent
  10. Market Study with Rent Comparability Matrix
  11. Current Appraisal

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A2 Eligibility Criteria
  • Other funding sources are insufficient to cover
    Project development cost
  • As of application due date, construction has not
    commenced (demolition is considered
    construction if cost of demolition is included
    in the development budget)
  • Application complete and on MHP approved forms

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Project site must be free from environmental
    conditions which are infeasible to correct
  • Site is reasonably accessible to
  • Public transportation, shopping, medical
    services, recreation, schools and employment
  • Must demonstrate Article XXXIV authority
  • New construction projects with demolition
  • Number of bedrooms in new Project must be at
    least equal to the number of bedrooms demolished

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Relocation Eligibility Requirements
  • Application must contain a preliminary Relocation
    Plan
  • Developmental budget must contain funding for
    Relocation Expenses
  • Final Relocation Plan must be approved by the
    Department prior to funding
  • MHP Section 7315

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Site Control Requirements
  • Must be in the name of the Sponsor
  • Documents showing site control
  • Lease
  • Contract of Sale
  • Disposition and Development Agreement
  • Preliminary Title Report
  • Option to Purchase or Lease
  • Preliminary Title Report required in all cases
  • Not older than six months
  • UMR Section 8303

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A2 Eligibility Criteria (continued)
  • Proof of Site Control
  • Can take any of the forms indicated, but must
  • Be fully executed and unilateral
  • Name seller and purchaser or lessee
  • Include dollar amount and terms of agreement
  • Be signed by all parties
  • Not have expired

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A3 Recycling Program Narrative
  • In an effort to encourage all projects to
    implement as many environmentally friendly
    options as possible, the MHP application will
    require a narrative describing how the Project
    will implement and encourage residents to utilize
    project-based recycling programs

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MHP AttachmentSection B - Eligibility
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B1 Tenant Selection Criteria
  • Provide description of your tenant selection
    criteria and describe rationale
  • Senior Projects (B1a) Provide evidence of Fair
    Housing Compliance (legal opinion)

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B2 Organizational Documents
  • Sponsor and Ultimate Borrower (if formed)
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • By-laws
  • Partnership Agreements
  • If organized under laws of different state
  • Submit Certificate of Good Standing for Foreign
    LP/Corp/LLC plus Certificate of Registration

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B3 Governing Board Resolution
  • Authorizes application submission
  • Specifies authorized signatory
  • Must reference the NOFA date and the amount of
    loan request
  • Must state that the entity is authorized to do
    business in California
  • Sample resolutions are available

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B4 Names of Officers and Board Members
  • Be certain not to disclose personal data
    (addresses, phone numbers, etc.) unless the board
    members have authorized the release of such
    information keep in mind that the application
    is a public document

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B5 Environmental Reports
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Other Environmental Reports (i.e. Phase II,
    Asbestos, Lead-based paint)
  • Mitigation information (if applicable)
  • Do not attach database records search

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B6 Maps
  • Parcel map showing site location
  • Scaled Distance Map
  • Two mile radius of site
  • Indicate amenities

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B7 Article XXXIV of the California Constitution
requires voter approval authorizing development
of low-income housing
  • Provide evidence that Article 34 authority exists
    for this Project or
  • Provide a legal opinion letter explaining why
    this Project is exempt from Article 34
    requirements

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MHP AttachmentSection C - Feasibility
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C1 Insert the Development Timetable
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Maximum Allowable Loan Amount
  • C2 Worksheet to Determine Maximum Allowable
    Loan Amount
  • C3 Loan Limit Worksheet
  • C4 Shared Cost Calculation Worksheet
  • C5 MHP Loan Calculation Worksheet

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Loan Limits
  • MHP
  • http//www.hcd.ca.gov/housing-policy-development/h
    ousing-resource-center/reports/state/2015non_herai
    ncomerentsloanlimits.pd

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In the Supportive Housing Application, see Item
C5b
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C6
  • This item (evidence of commitment status for
    development funding) has been replaced by
    Universal Application Attachments 8 and 9
  • See MHP Application Attachment Instructions for
    what constitutes evidence of commitment

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C7 Developer Fee Calculation
  • Not a required application attachment
  • Tool to assist Sponsor in calculating allowable
    amount of developer fees

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(No Transcript)
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C8 Unit Mix and Income Information
  • Complete the Unit Mix and Income Information
    chart
  • For rental assistance, operating, project based
    and other subsidies attach evidence of commitment
  • If not available, attach other documentation such
    as Reservation or third-party letter stating the
    following
  • Annual subsidy amount
  • Date or expected date of award
  • Term
  • Number of subsidized units
  • If not available, attach Voucher Payment Standard
    and Fair Market Rents from Housing Authority

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C9 Transition Reserves
  • If Project depends on project-based rental
    subsidy, attach calculation of Required
    Transition Reserve funding

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C10 Justification of Services Coordinator
  • Attach narrative description of tenant needs and
    the role of the resident Services Coordinator in
    linking tenants to services

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C11 Estimate of Construction Cost Based on
Prevailing Wage
  • Complete C11 based on prevailing wages

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Insert the Following Documents
  • C12 Copies of Planning Approvals
  • C13 Copies of Resumes for Project Contractor and
    Architect
  • C14 Copies of Schematic Drawings

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Rehabilitation Projects
  • C15 Provide a narrative description of current
    condition of structures
  • C16 Provide a detailed narrative description of
    the intended scope of work
  • C17 Provide a copy of current rent roll including
    household composition and income

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C18 Letter to Local Government
  • Statutory requirement to notify local government
    jurisdiction that application is being submitted
  • Must be addressed to the City Council or County
    Board of Supervisors (whichever is applicable)
  • THIS IS AN ELIGIBILITY THRESHOLD REQUIREMENT

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C19 Operating Expense Comparables
  • Minimum three comparables
  • One market rate one affordable housing
  • Same primary market area
  • Similar size, number of units and amenities

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MHP AttachmentSection D - Scoring
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D1 Extent Project Serves Households at the Lowest
Income Levels - 35 points
  • Enter total number of Restricted Units
  • Enter number of units for MHP A, B, or C
  • Scoring sheet will auto calculate

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Identified Local Housing Needs - 15 points
  • (A) 5 points for either
  • Letter from City or County
  • Local need identified in local housing policy
    document
  • The local housing policy document in which the
    need is identified
  • A statement that the Project meets the need
  • Must specifically name the Project

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • Or
  • If 70 percent of Project units are reserved for
    Special Needs Populations
  • Letter from local government department stating
    that the Project will address a serious local
    housing need as it relates to Special Needs
    Populations

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • AND Choose option B, C or D - 5 or 10 points
  • (B) - 10 points
  • At least 70 percent of units reserved for Special
    Needs Populations or
  • At least 70 percent of units have two or more
    bedrooms and located in Alameda, Contra Costa,
    Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, San
    Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo,
    Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano,
    Sonoma, or Ventura counties

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • (C) - 5 or 10 points
  • Comparable Market Rental Data Forms
  • At least the five nearest comparable projects
  • Senior projects - limit comparables to this
    population
  • One rental data form for each comparable
  • If weighted vacancy rate is lt 3 percent 10
    points
  • If weighted vacancy rate is lt 5 percent 5 points

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D2 Extent Project Addresses the Most Serious
Housing Needs (continued)
  • (D) - 5 or 10 points
  • Vacancy Rate Determined by Market Study
  • Performed by qualified third party per TCAC
    guidelines
  • Senior projects - limited to this population
  • Vacancy rate lt 3 percent 10 points
  • Vacancy rate lt 5 percent 5 points

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor 20 points
  • Affordable housing developments completed in the
    five years preceding application due date
  • Minimum ten units
  • Exception If proposed project has lt 15 units,
    and 70 percent of units reserved for Special
    Needs Populations, a completed project may have
    five units

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Experience points awarded if
  • Project Sponsor or affiliate was sole developer
  • Project Sponsor or affiliate in partnership with
    another entity if
  • Controlled key aspects
  • Had sufficient staff to manage the development
    process
  • Received majority share of developer fee

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Projects were developed by staff (or a principal)
    currently employed by Sponsor if
  • Staff had primary responsibility for the
    development process
  • Staff will serve as Project Manager, or directly
    supervise the Project Manager and have primary
    responsibility for managing the development
    process

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D3 Development and Ownership Experience of
Project Sponsor (continued)
  • Only experience of one entity counted
  • Experienced entity must have controlling interest
    in partnership, primary responsibility for
    development, ongoing control of operations and
    sufficient staff
  • Must receive majority share of developer fee

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D4 Percentage of Units for Families, Supportive
Housing or Special Need Populations or At-risk
Rental Housing Developments - 35 points
  • Scoring sheet will auto-calculate for unit size
    and Special Needs Population designated units
  • At-risk Rental Housing must meet TCAC definition.
    Attach completed checklist and supporting
    documentation including third-party legal opinion.

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D5 Leverage of Other Funds - 20 points
  • Developer fee is not included
  • Land value may be included if supported by an
    appraisal
  • Rural, Non-rural As defined by TCAC
  • Projects With at Least 75 Homeless Veteran or
    Developmentally Disabled Populations will be
    scored using the rural category
  • Attachment D5 will auto-calculate

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D6 Project Readiness - 15 points
  • Enforceable commitments - construction
  • Enforceable commitments - deferred
  • Environmental
  • Have all clearances (NEPA CEQA)
  • If NEPA Responsible Entity is not the locality
    Submit form to appropriate NEPA Responsible
    Entity
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

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D6 Project Readiness - (continued)
  • Local design review approval
  • Public land use approvals (not to include
    building permits and ministerial approvals)
  • Either
  • Fee Title or long-term leasehold (attach PTR or
    documentation of lease agreement)
  • Working drawings at least 50 percent complete
    (attach architect certification)

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D7 Adaptive Reuse, Infill, Proximity to Site
Amenity or Sustainable Building Methods - 10
points
  • Infill Vacant or soon to be vacant lot in
    established or developed area
  • Adaptive Reuse Rehabilitation of vacant
    commercial or industrial buildings in developed
    areas
  • Proximity to Site Amenity Must qualify for any
    points under TCAC
  • Sustainable Building Methods Must qualify for
    any points under TCAC

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  • D8 - Catalyst Program Award - 5 points

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  • D9 - Percentage of Utilizing Section 811
    Project-based Rental Assistance (PRAC) Funds 5
    Points

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  • Service Plan Requirements

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Index and Checklist (Application Item B14)
  • Part 1. Populations to be served
  • Part 2. Supportive Services Plan
  • Part 3. Supportive Services Budget
  • Part 4. Project Sponsor and Service
    Provider Experience
  • Part 5. Property Management
    Experience

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Tenant Selection Narrative Part 1, Section 3
  • Must conclusively document occupancy will be
    limited to eligible households
  • For Homeless Youth projects, occupancy by
    Homeless Youth households must be documented for
    at least 5 project units

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Occupancy Standards, Exit Strategies, and Rent
Subsidies Part 1, Section 4
  • Describe policies related to duration of stay
  • Describe strategies to ensure viable housing
    options for Homeless Youth exiting the project
    or reassigning units
  • Describe subsidies which will allow for project
    feasibility. Describe how the subsidies may
    function (be reduced) in the event tenant income
    increases

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Service Plan Summary Part 2, Section 1
  • Narrative Summary of Services Plan
  • Service Needs of Population
  • Lead Service Provider
  • Key Services available
  • Staffing

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Characteristics of Permanent Homeless Youth
Housing
  • Tenant holds a lease and is responsible for rent
    (not required)
  • Tenant has own room or apartment and is
    individually responsible for arranging any shared
    tenancy (not required)
  • Tenant may stay as long rent is paid and the
    terms of lease complied with
  • Unit subject to applicable state and federal
    landlord tenant laws
  • Tenants participation in service(s) shall not be
    required as a condition of tenancy

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Verification from Funding Agency Part 2, Section
3
  • Agency shall be knowledgeable of the supportive
    service needs of the Target Population
  • Agency shall endorse the services plan and the
    Project Sponsor as a known provider of Supportive
    Services similar to those proposed
  • Use Supportive Service Verification Form

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Supportive Services ChartPart 2, Section 4
  • Record in chart
  • Each Support Service separately
  • Population to be served
  • Short Description of the Service
  • Name of Service Provider
  • Relationship to Sponsor
  • Type of Agreement (i.e., MOU or letter of
    commitment)
  • Service Location on or off Project site

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Services Delivery Chart Part 2, Section 5
  • List each Staff Position separately
  • Describe the roles and duties of each position
  • Indicate percentage of full-time equivalent staff
  • Name the employer organization of the position
  • Specify Location work will be performed

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Staffing Level Table Part 2, Section 5b
  • Indicate staffing level by completing
    calculation
  • Total SH or HYSH Units
  • Total FTE Support Service Staff
  • Number of SH or HYSH Units per FTE Staff Person
  • If Staff level differs from HCDs historical
    averages 10 15 households per staff for
    intensive services or 15 25 households per
    staff for less service intensive, provide a
    narrative explanation.

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Tenant Engagement Part 2, Section 6
  • Provide narrative of tenant engagement plan
  • Explain how the Sponsor will elicit tenant
    participation in the services
  • A tenant engagement plan may not be necessary for
    transitional housing

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Collaboration Part 2, Section 7
  • Provide a Narrative Description of the
    Collaboration Relationship (Section 7A)
  • Provide Collaborative Relationship Documentation
    such as a Contract, MOU or Letter of Intent
    (Section 7B)

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Measurable Outcomes and Plan for Evaluation -
Part 2, Section 8a
  • Applicants must establish reasonable outcomes and
    outcome measures for
  • Residential Stability
  • Increased Skills or income
  • Greater Self-determination
  • Applicants must reasonably describe the proposed
    system for tracking the data and agree to report
    on the data annually

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Service Utilization Part 2, Section 8b
  • Applicant must describe plan for collecting and
    analyzing service utilization data
  • Prior to tenancy
  • During tenancy
  • Which systems of care will provide the data (i.e.
    health, mental health, substance abuse, criminal
    justice)
  • How data will be collected and analyzed

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Supportive Services Budget Part 3, Section 1
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Supportive Services Cost Per Unit Part 3, Section
2
  • Indicate supportive services cost per unit by
    completing calculation
  • Total SH or HYSH Units
  • Total Supportive Services Costs
  • Total Supportive Service Costs per Unit
  • If supportive service cost per unit differs from
    a range of 5,000 - 10,000 per unit, provide
    narrative explanation

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Funding and Service Commitments Part 3, Section 3
  • A minimum of 25 of total Service Budget must be
    committed at the application stage
  • Letters of Commitment or Intent to Fund must
    provide the following on organization letterhead
  • Project name
  • Description of services to be funded or provided
  • Value of funds or in-kind services
  • Term of funding or service provision
  • History of organization providing funds or
    services

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Experience - Part 4, Section 1
  • Document 24 months experience in ownership or
    operation of one special needs or supportive
    housing project
  • Document 24 months experience in providing
    services to the target population
  • Property manager must have 24 months experience
    in managing a supportive housing or special needs
    housing project containing 5 or more dwelling
    units
  • This is a threshold requirement

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Service Funding History Part 4, Section 2B
  • Document the funding history of the qualifying
    service provider
  • Document that the provider will be able to access
    funds from the programs that fund the services
    identified in the Supportive Services Plan
  • List only funding obtained in last 5 years
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