Housing Division

A home is more than four walls, floors, and a roof. Home is a place to grow, raise a family, find peace of mind. Everyone, no matter their financial situation, deserves a clean, safe, beautiful place to live.   


Affordable Housing

The Housing Division provides low-income to moderate-income residents with additional help when:

- buying a first home,

- making repairs to an existing home, or

implementing green-building practices.


The Housing Division works closely with other agencies on affordable housing, to develop opportunities for eligible families through financial assistance loans.


City of Stockton COVID 19 Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program


This program is intended to provide housing stability and prevent families and individuals from losing their homes due to the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program will help those whose housing is at risk due to a reduction in income. Reduction in income may be as a result of:

- job loss,

- business income homes loss, or

- reduced work hours. 


Eligible households may receive assistance if there is a demonstrated or imminent need and if program funding is available. Assistance will be provided for a maximum of three (3) months with grant assistance of up to $3,600 for renters and $4,800 for homeowners per household. 


Eligibility Information


This program is funded by the City of Stockton and administered by El Concilio. For additional details, including documentation needed to support the application, please use the following link:

To contact El Concilio, please call (209) 644-2600.



Applications will be accepted online and are available in several languages.  The application portal opens for this program, Wednesday, August 19, 2020. 


Project Homekey Award


On September 28, 2020, the City of Stockton received nearly $4.3 million in Homekey awards funding.


Stockton Project Homekey highlights:

Funding is for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and ongoing operation of this permanent supportive housing project was approved by City Council on Aug. 11;


Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp (CVLIHC), and STAND, partnered to  submit an application on Aug. 13;


Location is Relax Inn (Town Center Studios),1604 N. Wilson Way. The project will include 39 units with a total of 41 beds, to house 42 people- delivering critical services to keep people housed, for example, healthcare, mental health care, and substance abuse support.


For more information about the award and Project Homekey, view the news release linked below:


Community Support Fund (NOFA)Community Support

The City of Stockton is soliciting funding requests for eligible Community Support Housing, Homelessness and Shelter, and Distance Learning and Education programs and projects (up to $3.5 million available) within the Stockton city limits to prevent, prepare for, and respond to, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Eligible applicants include:

  • Community-Based and Business-Oriented Non-Profit Organizations
  • Non-Profit Housing Developers
  • Faith-Based Organizations (non-secular or religious activities are ineligible for funding)

For requirements, program guidelines, and to access the online application system, please use the following link:

 Due to limited funding, this program is currently closed.


Homeless, Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (NOFA)

The City of Stockton, San Joaquin County, and the San Joaquin Continuum of Care (CoC) have a total of $12,430,905 in funds through the State's Homeless, Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP). The City, County, and CoC are partnering to release HHAP funds through a single coordinated grant application process. This funding is available for local non-profits to better focus resources on projects developing shelter, housing, and services for the homeless. To view the San Joaquin County Homeless Strategic plan use the following link:

For requirements and to access the online application system, please use the following link:

Due to limited funding, this program is currently closed.



Notice for Public Review of the City of Stockton's 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan

If you prefer to view the Consolidated Plan in person, please contact the City Clerk's office for an appointment.  Please call (209) 937-8458 or email: City.Clerk@stocktonca.gov.


2015 - 2020 Consolidated Plan / Action Plans


Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Reports (CAPER)

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) describes the City's overall performance in meeting its goals and objectives for Federal Grant Entitlement Programs under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


The 15-day comment period for CAPER draft was from Sept. 3-17, 2019. See Public Notice links for more details.


Neighborhood Stabilization Program Quarterly Reports


Other Housing Information

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The Housing Division implements green building practices for rehabilitation and new construction projects. Elements of "Build It Green" and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards are used by the Division to support the City of Stockton's overall Green Building Initiatives.



External Links

Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

Housing Choice Voucher Program

San Joaquin Fair Housing Association, Inc.

Section 8 Program 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 10/1/2020