BMR Waiting List Opening Soon: Kottinger Gardens

MidPen Housing is opening the Waiting List for only the One-Bedroom Below Market Rate (BMR) units at Kottinger Gardens Apartments located at 240 Kottinger Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566.

The Leasing Office will accept completed Pre-Applications from

Monday, August 2, 2021 through Friday, August 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

For a full list of qualifications, including income limits and other criteria please refer to the application packet and Resident Selection Criteria which are available at the Leasing Office at 240 Kottinger Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566.


Pre-Application forms and eligibility requirements are downloadable here.

A PDF version of the Pre-Application is available here.

Printed copies of the Pre-Application will be available at the following locations starting on Monday, July 26, 2021:

Kottinger Gardens Leasing Office, 240 Kottinger Drive
Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd
City of Pleasanton, 200 Old Bernal Ave

Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave

Pre-Applications must be delivered by mail or in person before the deadline at
Kottinger Gardens Leasing Office
240 Kottinger Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566


Emailed or faxed Pre-Applications will not be accepted.

Only 1 application may be submitted per household. 


AC Boost - Alameda County

Down Payment Assistance Program  


Down Payment Assistance is available through AC Boost!


Announcing a new round of AC Boost, Alameda County’s Down Payment Assistance Program (funded by Measure A1) funds. The program offers shared appreciation loans of up to $210,000 to first-time homebuyers who live in, work in, or have been displaced from Alameda County. Limited preference for First Responders and Educators (including public school employees and childcare providers).
Based on feedback from participants this round of funding features higher maximum loan amounts and requires less cash from the buyer to close.
Of the $45 million available for direct loans to AC Boost homebuyers, the program has already originated over $9 million in loans helping over 70 households buy their first home in Alameda County with an affordable mortgage.

AC Boost is funded by Alameda County Measure A1 and administered by nonprofit organization Hello Housing.

Attend the AC Boost virtual meeting on August 8, 2021 at 6 PM to hear general information about the program, how to apply, and financial requirements.

Pre-Application deadline is August 30, 2021 at 11:59 PMSubmit your pre-application online at www.acboost.org or call (510) 500-8840. Applying for AC Boost is free, fast and simple!



Learn more at acboost.org, email acboost@hellohousing.org, or call (510) 500-8840

Check out the AC Boost flyer!


Alameda County COVID-19 RENT RELIEF

To apply: call 211 or visit ac-housingsecure.org

Download Spanish ACHS ERAP details

Download Chinese ACHS ERAP details


DRAFT FY2021-2022 HUD Annual Action Plan

The City's proposed FY2021-2022 Annual Action Plan, which describes the projects to be funded with federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) in fiscal year 2021-2022 covering July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, has been submitted to HUD. 

If you have any questions regarding the Draft FY2021-2022 Action Plan, contact Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager in the City’s Housing Division at (925) 931-5007 or at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov.



FY2021-2022 Housing & Human Services

Grant Application

The Pleasanton FY2021-2022 Housing & Human Services Grant Application is now closed. 



Eviction Moratorium & Tenant Protections

relating to COVID-19

Tenants and landlords have both been affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Whether you are a renter whose housing has been affected or a landlord whose rental unit has been affected, you may contact contact ECHO Housing directly at (925) 449-7340 or (510) 581-9380.

The City of Pleasanton contracts with ECHO Housing to provide housing counseling to Pleasanton renters and homeowners.


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 

Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans

The City of Pleasanton, as an entitlement jurisdiction, are allocated annual federal CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The CDBG Program funds programs that benefit low income (80%AMI) individuals and families in Pleasanton.  As a condition of receiving its annual CDBG allocation, the City is required to submit a "Consolidated Plan" every five years and an "Annual Action Plan" ever year.  While the Consolidated Plan establishes the City's housing and community development goals, the Annual Action Plans list the projects and activities to be funded with CDBG funds

 The City's FY2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY2020-2021 Annual Action Plan have been approved by HUD.

 If you have any questions regarding the CDBG Program, please contact Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager in the City’s Housing Division at (925) 931-5007 or at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov.                                                                                

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Pleasanton City's CAPERs is an annual assessment of the City's progress towards meeting the Consolidated Plan goals and highlights the accomplishments of the CDBG-funded programs proposed in its Annual Action Plan.

The City's FY2019-2020 CAPER has been approved by HUD. 


CDBG-CV Funds 

HUD has approved the City's Substantial Amendments to FY 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan.  These were required in order to access the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) that have been allocated to the City for programs to support infectious disease response, specifically for COVID-19.





The City of Pleasanton coordinates various functions related to housing, including administration of the City’s various housing programs, as well as development of policies and planning for housing in the community:

Housing Division

The City of Pleasanton Housing Division coordinates the development and maintenance of affordable rental and ownership housing in Pleasanton and administers a range of programs including:

  • First Time Homebuyer Assistance Programs
  •  The Housing and Human Services Grants Program (HHSG)
  • The City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (Residential developer Incentives)
  • The Housing Rehabilitation Program for Existing Homeowners

The Housing Division also provides information on:

  • Below-market rental housing opportunities
  • Housing and services for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Fair housing and tenant-landlord services        
  •  Emergency housing resources

Please visit the Housing Division Webpage for contact information and comprehensive information on housing-related programs, services and resources. 



Housing Policy

The City is actively engaged in local, regional and statewide policy development and implementation aimed towards increasing the supply and availability of housing available to all sectors of the community. More information on Citywide and regional housing policy efforts can be found at the City’s Housing Policy webpage.