Housing Resources


The City of Milpitas is committed to assisting its residents with their housing needs, and the Building Safety and Housing Department works with its community partners to provide tools and assistance to ensure a vibrant Milpitas. View the Milpitas housing resources flyer (PDF).

Rent and Mortgage Relief Program

The City of Milpitas Rent and Mortgage Relief Program is now live! Eligible low-income households negatively impacted by COVID-19 can receive up to $5,000 in rent relief.

General Eligibility Criteria for Rent Relief

  • Resident of Milpitas for at least six months
  • Experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic after January 21, 2020.
  • Located within the boundaries of Milpitas, California
  • Is at or below 120% area median income (AMI)

Detailed eligibility requirements, application, and the latest information can be found on the City of Milpitas Rent and Mortgage Relief Program website. Information about mortgage relief will be announced soon. This program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The City of Milpitas has partnered with FORWARD to administer the City of Milpitas Rent and Mortgage Relief Program. For general questions, please email FORWARD or call 1-855-582-FWRD (3973).

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