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

 

Open Waiting List for
One-Bedroom BMR Units for Seniors:
Kottinger Gardens Senior 62+ Apartments

MidPen Housing is opening the Waiting List for only the One-Bedroom Below Market Rate (BMR) units at Kottinger Gardens Apartments located at 240 Kottinger Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566.

Pre-Applications will be available at the Leasing Office beginning 
Thursday, July 16th, 2020.

The Pre-Applications will be accepted for a 2-week period beginning
Thursday, July 23rd through Thursday, August 6th, 2020.

 
Applicants will be required to submit a Pre-Application for placement on the Waiting List. All applications will be date/time stamped at the time received and added to the Waiting List by date/time order.
 
For a full list of qualifications, including income limits and other criteria please refer to the application packet and Resident Selection Criteria which are available at the Leasing Office at 240 Kottinger Drive Pleasanton, CA 94566.

For more information or questions, contact Kottinger Gardens Leasing Office at (925) 574-1701 or kottingergardens@midpen-housing.org

 
HOW TO APPLY: 
Pre-Application forms and eligibility guidelines are downloadable from the City’s website here.
 
A PDF version of the Pre-Application is available here.

Printed copies of the Pre-Application will be available at the Kottinger Gardens Leasing Office.

 
Pre-Applications must be delivered by mail or in person before the deadline at
 
Kottinger Gardens Leasing Office
240 Kottinger Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566
 
Emailed or faxed Pre-Applications will not be accepted. 
Only 1 application may be submitted per household.
 
Pre-Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
Mailed applications must be postmarked by August 6, 2020.

No exceptions or consideration will be given to Pre-Applications received after the deadline date.

 

Below Market Rate Home Available

616 Palomino Drive

The City of Pleasanton and Hello Housing have teamed up and have a Below Market Rate house for sale. Please see Hello Housing's Website at http://www.hellohousing.org/stewardship/cityofpleasanton/homes/ for more information and the application. They can also be contacted at pleasanton@hellohousing.org or at (415) 863-3036. 

Pre-applications will be accepted beginning June 30th, 2020 until July 21st, 2020.

Application Due Date: Tuesday, July 21st at 5PM



 

DRAFT FY 2020-2024 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND

FY2020-2021 ACTION PLAN

A 5-day public comment period will begin on May 11, 2020 and will end on May 15, 2020 to solicit pubic comments on the FY2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY2020-2021 Action Plan.

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a virtual public hearing on
May 19, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the public hearing is to review and receive comments from the City Council and the public regarding the submission of the FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Pleasanton’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) activity to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Beginning on May 11, 2020, a copy of the Draft FY2020-2024 Consolidated Plan can be reviewed online here.

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 SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS TO FY 2015-2019 CONSOLIDATED PLAN, FY 2019-2020 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN

A 5-day public comment period will begin on May 11, 2020 and will end on May 15, 2020 to solicit pubic comments on the Substantial Amendments to FY 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan.

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a virtual public hearing on
May 19, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the public hearing is to review and receive comments from the City Council and the public regarding the Substantial Amendments to the City’s FY 2015-2019 HUD Consolidated Plan, FY 2019-2020 HUD Annual Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan for the City of Pleasanton’s federal Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds.

Beginning on May 11, 2020, a copy of the Draft Substantial Amendments to FY 2015-2019 ConsolidatedPlan, FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan can be reviewed online here.

 

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.