Housing

COVID-19 Information and Resources

If your housing has been affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, you may contact contact ECHO Housing directly at (925) 449-7340 or (510) 581-9380.

The City of Pleasanton contracts with ECHO Housing to provide housing counseling to Pleasanton renters and homeowners.

 

Pleasanton Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (“ERAP”) has the objective of mitigating potential homelessness and displacement of existing Pleasanton residents who are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus, unable to pay their rent, by providing a grant to assist eligible tenants pay for delinquent rent.

Applicants may submit an application online at cityservecares.org/renthelp or request an application by phone (925) 208-0660 or by email renthelp@cityservecares.org. Please click on the flyer for more details or visit CityServe's website. Eligibility and income limits apply.

Complete Online ERAP Application

Download ERAP Details

Download ERAP Application

Download Spanish ERAP Details

Download Spanish ERAP Application

 

Alameda County

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

 

The Alameda County Rental Assistance Program (AC ERAP) is for Alameda County residents (except Oakland and Berkeley) to receive up to 2 months of rental assistance or up to $3,500 to be used for past due rent. The program is available to low-income renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More information online at ECHO's website. For questions contact ECHO Housing at 855-275-3246 or contact@echofairhousing.org. Eligibility and income limits apply. 

 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 

Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans

The City of Pleasanton, as an entitlement jurisdiction, are allocated annual federal CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The CDBG Program funds programs that benefit low income (80%AMI) individuals and families in Pleasanton.  As a condition of receiving its annual CDBG allocation, the City is required to submit a "Consolidated Plan" every five years and an "Annual Action Plan" ever year.  While the Consolidated Plan establishes the City's housing and community development goals, the Annual Action Plans list the projects and activities to be funded with CDBG funds

 The City's FY2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY2020-2021 Annual Action Plan have been approved by HUD.

 If you have any questions regarding the CDBG Program, please contact Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager in the City’s Housing Division at (925) 931-5007 or at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov.                                                                                

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Pleasanton City's CAPERs is an annual assessment of the City's progress towards meeting the Consolidated Plan goals and highlights the accomplishments of the CDBG-funded programs proposed in its Annual Action Plan.

The DRAFT FY2019-2020 CAPER is available for public comment from until October 29th, 2020.

 If you have any comments and/or questions regarding the CDBG Program, please contact Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager in the City’s Housing Division at (925) 931-5007 or at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov.

 

 

CDBG-CV Funds 

HUD has approved the City's Substantial Amendments to FY 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan.  These were required in order to access the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) that have been allocated to the City for programs to support infectious disease response, specifically for COVID-19.

 

If you have any comments or questions, please contact Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager in the City’s Housing Division at (925) 931-5007 or at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov.

 


 

The City of Pleasanton coordinates various functions related to housing, including administration of the City’s various housing programs, as well as development of policies and planning for housing in the community:

Housing Division

The City of Pleasanton Housing Division coordinates the development and maintenance of affordable rental and ownership housing in Pleasanton and administers a range of programs including:

  • First Time Homebuyer Assistance Programs
  •  The Housing and Human Services Grants Program (HHSG)
  • The City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (Residential developer Incentives)
  • The Housing Rehabilitation Program for Existing Homeowners

The Housing Division also provides information on:

  • Below-market rental housing opportunities
  • Housing and services for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Fair housing and tenant-landlord services        
  •  Emergency housing resources

Please visit the Housing Division Webpage for contact information and comprehensive information on housing-related programs, services and resources.

Housing Policy

The City is actively engaged in local, regional and statewide policy development and implementation aimed towards increasing the supply and availability of housing available to all sectors of the community. More information on Citywide and regional housing policy efforts can be found at the City’s Housing Policy webpage.