Publicly Owned Housing Program (POHP)

Apply for Funding

Up to $15 million in funding from the proceeds of General Obligation (GO) bonds is now available for the rehabilitation and preservation of public housing units.
Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Applicants must submit the application and all other required materials using the Multifamily Secure Upload Tool. Submit materials to

Required Technical Assistance

Potential 2020 POHP applicants are required to attend a technical assistance meeting. To schedule your technical assistance meeting, please contact Cheryl Rivinius at 651.296.3705.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants must be local units of government such as a city, county, housing redevelopment authority (HRA), or public housing authority (PHA). 

Eligible Uses

Eligible uses of funds include but are not limited to:
  • Rehabilitation of public housing that addresses health and life safety, accessibility, energy and water efficiency, and critical needs.
  • Other improvements that add value to a building and are not of a recurring nature. These improvements must have an intended minimum life expectancy of ten years.
  • Expenditures of a capital nature such as design, rehabilitation or major remodeling.

Application Materials

Informational Webinar

Register to attend an informational webinar on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Resources for Selected 2017 and 2018 POHP Developments in Process of Underwriting and Closing



Contact Irene Ruiz-Briseno, 651.296.3837.