Housing and Community Development Services Announcements
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Housing and Community Development Services Announcements 

Notice of Funding Availability – Innovative Housing Trust Fund

The County of San Diego Housing and Community Development Services is announcing the availability of $9.2 million of Innovative Housing Trust Fund dollars for the construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing throughout the County. Applications may be submitted to Housing and Community Development Services through 5:00 p.m. on the NOFA closing date. Download NOFA here.

NOFA Opening – Friday March 27, 2020

NOFA Closing – Friday May 8, 2020

Our offices are currently closed to the public, please email to schedule a time to submit your completed application before the deadline.

Housing and Community Development Services

3989 Ruffin Road

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Tina Cobarrubias at tina.cobarrubias@sdcounty.ca.gov with questions.

Notice of Funding Availability – Emergency Solutions Grant

The County of San Diego Housing and Community Development Services invites you to apply for the State of California Emergency Solutions Grant. Eligible activities include: emergency shelter, rapid rehousing, street outreach, homeless prevention and HMIS.

PDF Document

Applications due: Thursday April 16, 2020

For additional information contact Megan O’Dowd email

Opening of The Grove PBV Waiting List 

On March 4, 2020 at 7:30 AM the Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) will be opening a new waiting list for a Project-Based Voucher development in the City of Vista, which will require all household members to be 62 years of age or older or meet the “Seniors” definition under California Civil Code 51.3. The Grove will include 24 Project-Based Vouchers; 20 one-bedroom units and 4 two-bedroom units. The Grove will be located on Civic Center Drive, near S. Santa Fe Ave.

All applicants will be selected from HACSD’s waiting list in accordance to federal housing policies, must meet program criteria, and be screened by the property management for tenancy.

If you are interested in applying for HACSD’s The Grove Project-Based Voucher waitlist, you can apply on or after March 4, 2020 at 7:30 AM. How to apply: 

Online sdhcd website
Call 858-694-4801, press option 3
Housing and Community Development Services
3989 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

The Grove Senior Apartments Flyer

Opening of Villa de Vida Poway PBV Waiting List

On February 26, 2020 at 7:30 AM the Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) will be opening a new waiting list for a Project-Based Voucher development in the City of Poway designed to serve adults with developmental disabilities or persons with disabilities that would benefit from the services offered at the development. Villa de Vida Poway will include 53 Project-Based Vouchers; 50 one-bedroom units and 3 two-bedroom units.

All applicants will be selected from HACSD’s waiting list in accordance to federal housing policies, must meet program criteria, and be screened by the property management for tenancy. Persons with disabilities who would benefit from the services offered at the development may be eligible. Please visit sdhcd website for more details about eligibility requirements.

If you are interested in applying for the Villa de Vida Poway rental assistance waitlist, you can apply on or after February 26, 2020 at 7:30 AM. How to apply:

Online sdhcd website
Call 858-694-4801
Housing and Community Development Services
3989 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

HACSD Eligibility Requirements

The HACSD will select families according to date and time of application within preference groups; live or work within HACSD’s jurisdiction, Head/Spouse/Co-head with developmental disabilities or persons with disabilities that would benefit from the services offered at the development. Applicant must also meet income limit requirements.

The Villa de Vida Poway Development will be located at 12341 Oak Knoll Rd, Poway, CA 92064.  For more information on services offered at the development please visit Villa de Vida website. For more information on the Villa de Vida development please visit Mercy Housing's website.

Villa de Vida Flyer
Villa de Vida FAQ

Annual and Five-Year PHA Plan DRAFT - Public Notice

PHAs are required to prepare a Five-Year Plan and an Annual Plan. The purpose of these plans is to provide a comprehensive guide to the PHA’s policies, programs, operations, and strategies for meeting local housing needs and goals.

The Five-Year Plan describes the PHA’s long term goals and objectives over the next five years. The Annual Plan provides details about the PHA’s immediate operations, program participants, programs and services, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing operational and resident concerns over the next fiscal year. 

The Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) has prepared a draft of the Five-Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 and the Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, along with the required attachments and documents related to both Plans. Beginning February 21, 2020, the referenced documents will be available for public review. The public hearing regarding these Plans will be held on April 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 310 of the County Administration Center located at 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA.

Written comments may be submitted prior to the public hearing and during the 45-day comment period ending on or about April 8, 2020, to the County of San Diego, Housing and Community Development Services, or fax your comments or suggestions to Anthony McCall at (858) 514-6575.

DRAFT 2020-21 FIVE YEAR AGENCY PLAN (37-page PDF)

DRAFT 2020-21 ADMISSION AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY POLICY (267-page PDF)

DRAFT 2020-21 ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN (512-page PDF)

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES 2020-21 (2-page PDF)

AGENCY PLAN 2020-21 PUBLIC NOTICE (2-page PDF)

Comment Form (1-page PDF)

Notice of Funding Availability - No Place Like Home Program

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Housing and Community Development Services (HCDS) is announcing the availability of funding for affordable multi-family supportive housing. Funds will be provided in the form of loans to successful applicants serving persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness.

Application submittals must be complete and in compliance with all of the specified application requirements set forth in the NOFA solicitation documents. Download application here.         

No Place Like Home FAQ's

For more information, please visit our website or contact Kelly Salmons  email or 858-694-4806, or you may also contact Felipe Murillo email or 858-694-4807.

Fiscal Year 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan 

The County of San Diego is working on its FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and we want to find out how the community wants their federal funding invested.

The County of San Diego receives millions of federal funding dollars to invest in low to moderate income communities each year through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs. The County is looking for your input to learn how you would like to see the money invested; Libraries, public parks, homeless prevention services, services for seniors, or affordable housing? Your input is needed!  See enclosed flyer for upcoming meetings that are scheduled.

Community Forum Flyer

Community Forum Survey

Community Forum Presentation    English

Community Forum Presentation    Spanish

Community Forum Presentation    Arabic

Housing and Community Development Services (HCDS) is announcing the release of its DRAFT Fiscal Year 2019-20 Annual Plan. 

The DRAFT plan will be presented on April 9, 2019, to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California.

A copy of the DRAFT plan is available here and is also available for viewing at the HCDS office located at 3989 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123. 

For more information, please contact Marco De La Toba email, or 858-694-8724 or Freddy Villafan email, or 858-694-8747.

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