The MHSA Housing Program embodies both the individual and system goals of the MHSA through a unique collaboration among government agencies at the local and State level. Managed through San Diego County, the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) was allocated $33 million for a new housing program under which MHSA funds have been made available to finance the costs associated with development, acquisition, construction, and/or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing for individuals with mental illness and their families.

County of San Diego Links and Information

MHSA/Special Needs Housing Program Expression of Interest

A 30-day public review and comment period is required for the County of San Diego’s Behavioral Health Services to submit applications for the State-administered Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Local Government Special Needs Housing Program (SNHP). This public review pertains to the specific proposed housing development to provide permanent supportive housing for the County's mental health clients.

Comment on the proposed development attached must be received by the County by the end of the 30th day from the date on this notice to be considered for inclusion in the County's final analysis and certification of the application to the State.

MHSA/Special Needs Housing Program Expression of Interest

The MHSA/Special Needs Housing Program is currently no longer accepting Expressions of Interest. For any questions, please contact Jason Miller at (619) 584-5086 or Jason.Miller@sdcounty.ca.gov

Expression of Interest for Supportive Services

For developers who would like to express interest in receiving supportive services for MHSA-eligible tenants residing in permanent supportive housing units in San Diego County. Note: This form is not for projects that are requesting MHSA capital funding.