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Housing Division
456 W. Olive Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone: (408) 730-7250
Fax: (408) 737-4906

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Request for Proposals (RFP) for Affordable Housing Development Proposals

Updated April 20, 2016

Beginning April 15, 2016, the City of Sunnyvale requests proposals from qualified housing developers for development of an affordable housing project on City-owned property located at the intersection of Charles Street and West Iowa Avenue.

Release Date: April 15, 2016
Proposals Due on: May 31, 2016 by 5 p.m.

Questions regarding this RFP may be directed to Shila Behzadiaria, Assistant Planner, by calling (408) 730-7456 or by email to Housing

Current Funding Opportunity

Housing Mitigation (HM) and Below Market Rate In-Lieu (BMRI) Funding is available for Affordable Housing Projects. HPRR Applications are no longer being accepted.

Release Date: March 5, 2015.
Affordable Housing Project Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until funds are fully awarded.

For details please contact Katrina Ardina, Housing Programs Analyst: (408) 730-7451 or by email to Housing

Housing Impact Fee Nexus Studies

The City recently completed two studies of the “nexus” or connection between non-residential and new market-rate rental housing developments and the demand for more local affordable housing. Housing impact fees are tools some cities use to address the increased need for affordable housing created by new developments. To review these studies, please see RentalImpactFee.inSunnyvale.com and LinkageFee.inSunnyvale.com.

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First-Time Homebuyer Presentations

A first-time homebuyer presentation by the Housing Division to learn more about first-time homebuyer opportunities in Sunnyvale. Upcoming dates are available on the Presentation Calendar. Call Housing staff at (408) 730-7250, TDD (408) 730-7501 or email housing@ci.sunnyvale.ca.gov.


For Home Buyers

The City provides the provides the Below Market Rate (BMR) Home Ownership and First-time Homebuyer Loan Programs to help lower- and moderate-income households buy a home. To learn more about these programs please see the For Home Buyers page. Real estate professionals can learn more about becoming a participating BMR real estate agent or lender. 

For Home Owners

The City offers home improvement programs for lower income households.To learn more about these programs please see the For Home Owners page.

For Renters

Our For Renters webpage provides information about Below Market Rate rental and subsidized units. 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.

For Developers and Landlords

The City of Sunnyvale has an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance that requires certain new residential developments to provide a share of the new units in their projects as affordable housing. More information about the program requirements, as well as funding opportunities for affordable housing developers is available at our For Developers and Landlords webpage.

HUD Programs (Funding Opportunities for Non-Profits)

The City of Sunnyvale receives federal funding for affordable housing, community development programs, and public services to benefit low-income households. Visit our HUD Programs webpage to learn more about the City of Sunnyvale's federally funded programs.

Fair Housing

The City of Sunnyvale affirmatively furthers fair housing and complies with State and federal fair housing laws. These laws prohibit discrimination against people in a variety of "protected classes". Learn more about your Fair Housing rights and responsibilities on the Fair Housing page.

Mobile Home Parks

Information about state and city laws and regulations pertaining to mobile home parks.


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