The Local Government Planning Support Grants Program (AB 101) was established to provide regions and jurisdictions with one‐time grant funding for planning activities to meet the sixth cycle of the regional housing needs assessment, and to spur affordable housing production. A total of $18,975,323 in Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) grant funds is available to the eight San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies.
The San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Committee for Housing (SJV REAP Committee), created by statue, will help guide the REAP planning efforts for the valley. The SJV REAP Committee consist of 24 members of the San Joaquin Valley regional planning agencies, cities, counties and community members. The SJV REAP Committee meets two to four times a year. The San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies’ Directors’ Committee will also advise the SJV REAP program implementation process.