Job Openings

Join our talented, fun and hard-working team of professionals!  The Housing Authority fosters a collaborative and respectful work environment where every team member plays a significant role in working together to further our mission of providing safe, decent and quality affordable housing to individuals with limited incomes in our community.  We offer opportunities for advancement and professional growth and meaningful work that positively impacts our Santa Barbara community and its residents. We currently have the following opportunities available:

Property Management Representative

The Housing Authority is currently recruiting for a Property Management Representative at our newest property, Vera Cruz Village. Vera Cruz Village is currently under construction and expected to open this summer. It will be a 28-studio unit apartment complex in downtown Santa Barbara, serving low-income formerly homeless individuals. The Property Management Representative will work from the Vera Cruz Village office; on-site supportive services will also be provided at the property by outside service providers.

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Housing Programs Representative

HACSB has an excellent opportunity available for a full-time Housing Programs Representative in our Housing Management Department. We are seeking a compassionate and friendly individual that enjoys helping others to join our respected team of professionals. Independently performs a wide variety of technical, eligibility and case management duties involved in operating the Housing Authority’s Section 8, owned housing and Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs including; conducting eligibility interviews; determining eligibility and rent; conducting group and individual Section 8 briefings, and explaining housing programs and their requirements to applicants, residents, and property owners and managers. Incumbents in this position will be responsible for handling a substantial caseload and performing a variety of additional duties as assigned in support of the agency’s goals and objectives.

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Resident Programs Specialist

Exciting opportunity available for a full-time Resident Programs Specialist in our Resident Services Department. We are seeking a passionate and innovative individual that enjoys helping others to join our respected team of professionals. Under general supervision, coordinates, administers and develops activities, events and services for a broad range of programs that serve a wide range of Housing Authority residents and clients including youth, families and seniors.

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Internship Opportunities

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara helps low-income Santa Barbara residents achieve self-sufficiency by providing employment and job opportunities through its Intern Training Program. For consideration for an internship, individuals must meet one of the following Section 3 criteria:

  • Participate in Housing Authority, housing assistance programs; or
  • Be a low-income resident of Santa Barbara


  • Support Housing Authority Programs & Services
  • Gain valuable work experience and skills
  • Network with collaborative agencies
  • Receive paid on-the-job training

For more information, contact Alice Villarreal Redit: 
(805) 897-1036

Intern Training Program Flyer

Intern Application Packet