Habitat for Humanity Project in Sunnyvale
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley has entered into an agreement with the City to rehabilitate and resell two city-owned homes on Jackson Street to lower-income, first-time home buyers.
Habitat will hold an orientation in early January to inform interested home buyers about this wonderful opportunity. See the flyer in English and Spanish for more details.
2014 Housing Element Update
Visit HousingElement.inSunnyvale.com to find out about upcoming outreach events related to the housing element update. Learn about the housing element update process, its goals and potential effects.
Nexus Study Update
In July 2012, City Council directed Housing staff to study the "nexus" or connection between new market-rate rental housing development and the level of demand for affordable housing. The nexus study has been completed by Economic & Planning Systems, and the final report is now available for public review. Staff will present the nexus study, along with public input from outreach meetings, to Council at a meeting to be held in August or September. For more information about this report or this proposal, please contact Housing staff at (408) 730-2784 or TDD (408) 730-7501.
Presentation at Planning Commission Study Session on July 22, 2013.
Housing Division Newsletter
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RSVP today to attend one of our FREE first-time homebuyer presentations held at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers at 456 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale. Download the flyer to see all the 2014 dates. Learn more about first-time homebuyer opportunities in Sunnyvale. Call Housing staff at (408) 730-7250, TDD (408) 730-7501 or email email@example.com
BMR Resale Home Available Now
A three-story town home located at 1149 Munich Terrace with two bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and two-car garage is available for the BMR resale price of $319,680. The home was built in 2006.
37 Degrees North, a Taylor Morrison housing development located at 1044 East Duane Avenue will release its last two four-bedroom BMR town homes in early 2014 priced at $400,000. These homes will be available for sale to qualified first-time homebuyers.
These brand new homes are regularly priced from the low 900s. If you are a low- to moderate-income household that lives or works in Sunnyvale, visit BMR.InSunnyvale.com
to learn about our program's current eligibility requirements, or call (408) 730-7250 to speak to staff.
Be among the first to know when BMR homes become available for sale. Submit the online Interest List form and to be notified when applications for available BMR homes are being accepted, and to receive program updates, and notices about affordable housing opportunities.
Our Home Buyers webpage provides information about our Below Market Rate (BMR) Home Ownership Program and First-time homebuyer loan programs to assist you with the purchase of your first home. Real estate professionals and lenders can learn more about becoming a participating BMR Realtor or lender.
Our Home Owners webpage provides information for home improvement programs and foreclosure prevention. Information is also available for our current BMR home owners.
Our Renters Assistance webpage provides information for the Below Market Rate Rental Program and other affordable rental housing providers. Fair Housing resources for victims of discrimination as well as Landlord/Tenant mediation resources can also be found here. The Housing Division also offers grants to low-income disabled tenants to pay for retrofits necessary to improve accessibility.
The City of Sunnyvale has an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance that requires certain residential developments to provide a share of the affordable housing needed within the City. More information about this and other resources are available at our Developers and Landlords webpage, including fair housing requirements.
The City of Sunnyvale receives federal funding to assist with our efforts to provide affordable housing, community development programs, and public services to benefit primarily low- to very-low-income households. Visit our HUD Programs webpage to review HUD Program related reports and to learn more about the City of Sunnyvale's programs.
The City of Sunnyvale is affirmatively furthering fair housing and complying with State and federal fair housing laws. These laws prohibit discrimination against a persons race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or children. Learn more about your Fair Housing rights and responsibilities. Visist our Fair Housing webpage to access resources available to you.
Study issue to consider revisions to the City’s Zoning Code regarding conversions of mobile home parks to other uses.