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January 23, 2020

2020 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Funding Competition Now Open

The Affordable Housing Program (AHP) is central to FHLBank San Francisco’s mission of providing resources that make communities more vibrant, equitable, and resilient. By participating in the AHP, our members and their development partners play a vital role in expanding access to quality housing and offering lower-income families and individuals an affordable place to call home.

Our 2020 AHP funding competition is now open. AHP applications are submitted by our members in partnership with community-based housing sponsors/developers, who are invited to reach out to us to connect with Bank members active in our AHP. Application materials are available on our website, and all applications must be submitted electronically via the Bank’s secure portal.

Critical Deadlines:

Monday, March 2, 5:00 pm Pacific Time: Deadline to request a project application workspace on the secure portal.
Monday, March 9, 5:00 pm Pacific Time: Deadline to submit an application for funding in the 2020 AHP competition.

AHP Application Webinars:

To find out what’s new this year and learn the essentials of preparing a successful application, join us for an AHP Application Webinar!

AHP Application Webinars - Rental Projects

Wednesday, January 29  |  REGISTER
Monday, February 3  |  REGISTER
Thursday, February 6  |  REGISTER

AHP Application Webinars - Owner-Occupied Projects

Monday, January 27  |  REGISTER
Wednesday, February 5  |  REGISTER

Each year, we fund our AHP with 10% of the Bank’s net income from the prior year. In the Bank's 2019 AHP competition, we awarded $51.2 million to support 60 projects; details about projects that were awarded subsidies in the past are available on our website. Since 1990 the Bank has awarded over $1.1 billion in grants to support the construction, rehabilitation, or purchase of over 142,000 units of quality affordable housing for lower-income households in Arizona, California, Nevada, and other regions served by our members.

We look forward to your participation in our 2020 competition.

For more information, call us at (415) 616-2542 or email Community Investment.