Housing Division

A house on a corner with greenery in front of it.

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We are OPEN! City buildings will be open Monday through Thursday, from 8 AM - 5PM, and will be physically closed to the public on Fridays. However, the community will still be able to access staff and services either by phone or by appointment, depending on services requested. We respectfully ask that all visitors to our facilities please wear a mask when indoors, as the safety of our community and our staff is of the utmost importance. 

Section 8 clients who need to report a change in circumstances will find the required form HERE.

The Housing Division operates a variety of affordable housing programs in the City of Napa including first time homebuyer and rehab loan programs. The Housing Division also administers the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and provides financing for the development of affordable housing. The City’s Housing Division also staffs the Housing Authority of the City of Napa (HACN). HACN provides Section 8 rental assistance countywide.

The Housing Division administers various Federal, State and local programs to assist the community by providing affordable housing and supportive services at all levels of affordability.

Rental Assistance 

Waiting List/ Lottery   

Homeownership Program / Compradores de Casa

Housing Rehabilitation

Jr. Unit Initiative Program

Community Development

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Affordable Housing Development

Housing Resources

For information on Homeless Services please visit the Homeless Services page.


  • The City is now accepting applications for CDBG funding for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). More information and the link to the online application portal is available here.

    The City is also accepting applications for CDBG CARES funding. The eligible performance period for the CARES funding is March 1,2020 through December 31, 2022. The application packet and full RFP can be found here.

  • The City of Napa is soliciting over-the-counter applications from developers for funding from the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Multifamily Housing Program (CDBG-DR MHP) to develop affordable rental housing in the City of Napa. For additional information, please click here.
  • The Housing Authority of the City of Napa (HACN) has amended its Administrative Plan to include procedures for Section 8 Emergency Housing Vouchers, which are being provided to HACN by HUD through the American Rescue Act. For information about Emergency Housing Vouchers, see the Emergency Housing Vouchers flyer
  • La Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Napa (HACN) ha modificado su Plan Administrativo para incluir los procedimientos para los Vales de Vivienda de Emergencia de la Seccion 8, que estan siendo proporcionados a HACN por HUD a traces de la Ley de Rescate Estadounidense. Para obtener informacion sobre los Vales de Vivienda de Emergencia, consulte el folleto de Vales de Vivienda de Emergencia
  • HUD COVID-19 Mortgage Payment Relief / Alivio de Pagos Hipotecarios HUD debido a COVID-19 
  • State of California is now accepting applications for its COVID-19 Rent Relief Program. For more information, please view the following links:
  • El Estado de California está aceptando solicitudes para su Programa de COVID-19 Ayuda Con La Renta. Para obtener más información, consulte los siguientes enlaces:
  • The Housing Authority has elected to implement a number of waivers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, see HERE.
  • The City of Napa is proud to be a partner in the Napa Valley Community Foundation's Emergency Financial Assistance Program in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic- see HERE for information on how to apply.

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