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Housing FAQ

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I am interested in buying a unit at Meadow Park. What is the process?

The City has contracted with Hello Housing, a non-profit affordable housing management firm, to provide sales and purchase assistance of below market rate homes at Meadow Park.

Please contact Isabel Chalker at Hello Housing for sales and purchase assistance at 415-504-3665 or by email at

I am interested in renting an affordable unit. Do I contact the City?

No. You must contact the affordable rental development that you are interested in to see if there are any vacancies. 

Novato Affordable Rental Housing (not including senior rental housing)

Novato Senior Housing & Services

What are the income qualifications to be eligible for affordable housing?

There is housing available for households of very-low, low, and moderate income. The State of California determines the income levels on an annual basis. Incomes are adjusted by household size. Marin County's income levels can be viewed at

I am interested in the Section 8 program. Where can I get information?

The Marin County Housing Authority is responsible for the administration of the Section 8 program. They can be contacted at


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