HACSB currently assists over 3,000 households, largely comprised of working families, seniors on fixed incomes, and persons with disabilities.
A rent subsidy program that assists eligible low-income persons and their families in obtaining affordable, decent, and safe housing by paying a portion of their rent. Eligible applicants locate a unit in the private rental market. Rent must be within the current allowed Payment Standards.
The Housing Authority’s innovative Workforce Housing Program is designed to assist members of our workforce and of our community who earn up to 80% of the area median income for Santa Barbara. The program serves those who are increasingly caught in the gap between skyrocketing rents and ineligibility for other assistance.
Artisan Court, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara’s latest housing community, is the agency’s newest innovation in affordable housing designed to serve some populations in the City that are underserved or not yet served. The 55-unit studio apartment development provides housing for three target groups: youth aging out of foster care, the formerly homeless, and low-income downtown workers.
GRAD & YOUTH
HACSB offers two wonderful centers for academic,arts and other enrichment programs including computer labs and homework tutoring and clubs. Each center is located on-site at one of our eastside and westside apartment complexes and are open to all families who participate in Housing Authority programs.