Neighborhood Improvement & Housing

The Neighborhood Improvement & Housing Division manages a number of programs designed to maintain the quality of neighborhoods and build new affordable housing through local and federal funds.
First-Time Homebuyer Program
Below Market Rental Program
Search Affordable Housing

Housing Projects and Events

Previous Events

May 18, 2019 -The second Community Conversation on Housing was held at Hillsdale High School. More information can be found at the event page.

June 17, 2019 - City Council passed an Ordinance to provide rental assistance to tenants displaced due to unsafe or substandard housing units. 

July 15, 2019 - At the City Council Study Session, changes to the Below-Market Rate Program were discussed

October 9, 2019 - Below-Market Rate Program Roundtable was held as directed in the study session on July 15. Here you can find meeting materials and a summary of comments.

For more information on the City's requirements for Accessory Dwelling Units, please visit the Planning Division's resource page.

General Plan workshops and meetings are ongoing. For more information visit Strive San Mateo .