The Housing and Community Development division uses federal, state, and local funding to provide a variety of public service programs and public facility projects including Affordable Housing, Grants Administration, and Redevelopment Successor Agency Housing Fund activities.
News and Announcements
The Capital Loan Committee will meet regarding CDBG Capital and Housing applications on: Thursday February 14, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00pm at the City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority, Conference Room, 706 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara. View Agenda View Staff Report
- The Community Services Department (CSD) invites comments on Substantial Action
Plan Amendments to the FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 Action Plans. The Amendments relate to the use of HOME funds for the Sierra Madre Cottages project. Click HERE to view the Draft Substantial Amendments.
Capital project Letters of Intent were submitted in response to the County's 2019 NOFA. For a list of submitted projects click HERE. Projects will be
reviewed by County HCD staff and, if project development milestones met, will
be later reviewed by the County's Capital Loan Committee, and the Board of
Supervisors for funding reservation.
- Housing and Community Development releases a Notice of Funding Availability for several grants and loans. To view the full NOFA, click HERE. Applications are completed in ZoomGrants, links to each of the applications can be found in the NOFA.
- The County of Santa Barbara, Division of Housing and Community Development recently conducted a Notice of Funding Availability process to solicit proposals for the County's application to the State of California for their 2018 Emergency Solutions Grant Program (2018 State ESG). On July 19th the Continuum of Care (CoC) Review and Rank Committee met to make recommendations for the allocation of the County's estimated award amount of $326,955. Click here to see the Committee's recommendations and for more information.
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Foreclosure Assistance & Prevention
The Department of Housing and Community Development works closely with local community organizations that offer assistance.