First Stanford Affordable Housing Fund Award for San Mateo County
Governor Newsom recently signed into law AB 12, which on July 1, 2024 will prohibit many landlords from charging more than one month’s rent as a security deposit for an apartment rental. “This new law is especially important in San Mateo County where working families are hard pressed to save twice the amount of the average monthly rent of almost $3500”, comm
As the holidays draw near, families served by the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HACSM) can look forward to receiving toys and books made available through a collaboration between HACSM, the County Human Services Agency and the Peninsula Library System.
The San Mateo County Department of Housing has successfully competed for an award of $5 million to implement the State’s Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) program. The LHTF program provides matching funds to local and regional housing trust funds dedicated to the creation, rehabilitation, or preservation of affordable housing, transitional housing and emergency shelters.
In response to a HUD Notice of Funding Opportunity, the Housing Authority of San Mateo County (HACSM) has successfully competed in collaboration with the Daly City/San Mateo County Continuum of Care (CoC) to receive an award of 40 new Stability Vouchers, coupled with a grant of more than $3.5 million provided to the COC for supportive services.
In the Bay Area, almost 75% of unhoused young people were formerly in the foster care or juvenile justice system. A collaboration between San Mateo County’s Department of Housing (DOH) and the Children and Family Services Division of the Human Services Agency (HSA) is hoping to reverse these trends with awards of Measure K funding to affordable housing developments...
Housing Authorities across California, including the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HACSM), have received new guidance from California’s Attorney General, Rob Bonta, on their role in enforcing the Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (TPA). Among other tenant protections, the TPA prohibited annual rent increases greater than the lower of 10% or 5% plus inflation according to the regional Consumer Price Index.
Kiku Crossing, a new affordable housing development, built by MidPen Housing, and located in downtown San Mateo is expected to open in Spring 2024. The Department of Housing invested more than $5 million dollars of Measure K funds to help with the cost of building the 225-unit property, and the Housing Authority of San Mateo County awarded the project Project-Based Vouchers.
Exclusive Community Event. A Panel of experienced industry professionals will be sharing their knowledge and expertise to help you understand the steps of buying a home. Receive helpful tips and valuable information about the Loan Pre-Approval and Loan Application Process.
Commission seeks public input at virtual meeting with special focus on District 5 The County of San Mateo's 2021 Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission is seeking the public's input on redistricting at a meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.
Redistricting, or the redrawing of district lines based on population data, is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to ensure a fair democratic process at the local level.
The County of San Mateo today unveiled a revised spending plan for the 2021-22 Fiscal Year that includes more than $100 million for local COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts.