PRO Housing Grant

MTC is seeking federal funding to support regional goals to produce and preserve affordable housing.

The Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) grant program seeks to empower communities that are actively taking steps to remove barriers to affordable housing and increase housing production. The grant, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will provide funding to help metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and other government entities identify and remove barriers to affordable housing production and preservation.

As the Bay Area’s MPO, MTC — in partnership with the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA), VTA and BART — will submit an application to this competitive grant program. The application is expected to support implementation of MTC’s new Priority Sites pilot program, which will provide technical assistance and funding for regionally-significant, locally-nominated sites that advance Plan Bay Area 2050’s affordability, climate and equity goals.

Application Materials

The draft application is now available for public review. Members of the public are invited to review the draft application and submit written comments.

Translated copies or alternative formats of the draft application can be provided upon request. Please contact the MTC Public Information Office at 415-778-6757 or to request accommodation.

Public Comment

MTC and BAHFA are seeking the public’s input on the draft application. A public hearing to solicit feedback on the draft application will be held on Wednesday, October 11 during the standing meeting of the Administration Committee.

Members of the public also are invited to submit written comments on the draft application. Written comments can be emailed to or sent via postal mail to:

MTC Public Information Office
Attn: PRO Housing Comments
375 Beale Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105

Comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2023.

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