Rob Fredericks of the City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority Nick Welsh Fri, Apr 26, 2019 The Housing Authority presented tentative plans to build 62 units of so-called workforce housing at a public commuter parking lot located at the intersection of Carrillo and Castillo streets at an informational meeting Monday night attended by about 40…

Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV), in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB), is excited to announce the pilot launch of its Spanish-language 5-week, 4-session course, Explorando el Emprendimiento, set to begin April 23, 2019. Non-housing residents are eligible to apply and participate in the course. Exploring Entrepreneurship, the English version…

Government Shutdown Message It’s business as usual at the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara. As you may know, a partial government shutdown started on Saturday, December 22, 2018. As a result, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is closed. Since the majority of the Housing Authority funds come from…

For 18 years, the Housing Authority has offered free income tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). VITA offers FREE tax help to individuals and families with income of $54,000 per year or less, persons with disabilities and seniors. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Click…

A multi-million dollar plan to help Santa Barbara’s homeless Hosted by Jonathan Bastian • Dec. 21, 2018 In the City of Santa Barbara, housing leaders came up with a bold plan: build 40 tiny homes on the corner of Carrillo and Castillo Street for the city’s poorest and most vulnerable residents to live in. The…

  Paul Wellman (file) La Casa de la Raza may have found a champion in the city’s Housing Authority, which proposes to pay its debts and build low-income housing at the site, as well as preserve it as a community center Proposes Loan to Pay Debts, Continue Community Hub, and Build Housing Friday, December 21,…

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