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Landlords: Guaranteed rent + more incentives = Section 8 program

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HACSB and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara continues to monitor and follow the guidance provided by the State of California, the County of Santa Barbara’s Public Health Department, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address the impact of the potential spread of the coronavirus “COVID-19”. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

NOTE: Visitors are required to wear masks indoors at all times, at all Housing Authority offices, regardless of vaccination status.

Need Help? Or know someone who does? Find Shelter

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Find Shelter tool provides information about housing, shelter, health care, and clothing resources in communities across the country. Click here for more information.

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Who We Are

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara is an award winning local public agency that provides safe, decent, and quality affordable housing and supportive services to eligible persons with limited incomes.

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2nd Story Associates

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara's affiliate non-profit, 2nd Story Associates, is a Public Benefit Corporation established in August, 2007.

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Our 2020 Annual Report

The Housing Authority Commission and staff promise to continue to work with all who share our commitment to social justice, to answering the needs of our low income neighbors and to turning challenges into opportunities.

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Our 5-Year Action Plan

The 5-Year Action Plan sets forth the perspective of the Housing Authority on the community's affordable housing needs and charts a course to help address these demands for the period 2019 - 2024.

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Developments on the Horizon

200 N. La Cumbre Rd. - Proposed Development
The Housing Authority is proposing to develop below-market rental housing for Santa Barbara families at this site.

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