Housing and Community Development Services Announcements

Housing and Community Development Services Announcements 


HACSD is Seeking Interested Participants of Section 8 HCV to Apply for a Position on the Resident Advisory Board (RAB)

HACSD is seeking interested participants of Section 8 HCV to apply for a position on the Resident Advisory Board (RAB). This is a chance to have a representative voice as the RAB meets to review and comment on Public Housing and HCV policy changes before they happen. The Resident Advisory Board (RAB) is being formalized with appointed seats as of the 2019-20 Fiscal Year. Candidates will be selected from Public Housing residents and Section 8 Housing Choice/Project Based voucher program participants.
The  HACSD RAB Announcement has additional information about the RAB and the application process. If you are interested in applying for a position please complete the  HACSD RAB Application and submit no later
than 11-10-2019.

Notice of Funding Availability- Project Based Vouchers for Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (VASH)

The Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) is announcing the opportunity for an allocation of Project Based Vouchers under the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program.

A maximum of 10 vouchers will be awarded per project. The HACSD will select the projects with the highest scores based on the proposal requirements and evaluation factors described in this NOFA.

Developments must be located within the jurisdiction of the HACSD which is comprised of: the Unincorporated Area of the County of San Diego, City of Coronado, City of Del Mar, City of Imperial Beach, City of Lemon Grove, City of Poway, City of Solana Beach, City of Chula Vista, City of El Cajon, City of Escondido, City of La Mesa, City of San Marcos, City of Santee, City of Vista.

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.


For more information, please visit our website or contact Anthony McCall at Anthony.McCall@sdcounty.ca.gov or 858-694-4828.

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.

Fiscal Year 2019/20 Agency Plan Now Available

The Director of the San Diego County Department of Housing and Community Development authorized the release of the draft PHA Plan, Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP), and Section 8 Administrative Plan (Administrative Plan) for a 45-day public review and comment period. The PHA Plan is a comprehensive guide to a public housing agency’s policies, programs, operations, and strategies for meeting local housing needs and goals. Also included is a list of significant changes for the PHA Plan, Administrative Plan and the ACOP. Please review the documents and forward your comments and suggestions by March 27, 2019.  You may fax your comments or suggestions to Anthony McCall at (858) 514-6575.

2019 Draft Agency Plan

Significant Changes Between 2018/19 and 2019/20

Comments Form

Ramona Senior PBV Waiting List is Open

On December 18, 2018, the Housing Authority of the County of San Diego opened a Project Based Voucher Waitlist for the Schmale Family Senior Residence, located at 430 16th Street in Ramona, CA. The Project-Based Voucher program (PBV) allows rental assistance to be attached to a specific unit and/or development.

The Schmale Family Senior Residence is an affordable housing complex, which is currently under construction and will include Project Based Voucher (PBV) assisted units for persons 62 years of age or older. If you are interested in applying to the Ramona PBV Schmale Family Senior Residence waitlist or for information on eligibility, please apply online or contact 858-694-4801. For more information on this development, please visit Chelsea Investment Corporation.

We expect a high number of applications to be submitted upon opening the Ramona Senior PBV waiting list on December 18, 2018. As a result, wait times to submit applications by phone, in-person and online may be long and select options for submitting an application may become temporarily unavailable. Accordingly, you are encouraged to utilize any available option for submitting an application including:

  • By calling (858) 694-4801 or toll free (877) 478-5478
  • Online
  • In person at:

3989 Ruffin Road

San Diego, CA  92123

Important News
Important News

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 at Marco.Delatoba@sdcounty.ca.gov, or 858-694-8724 or  Freddy Villafan at Freddy.Villafan@sdcounty.ca.gov, or 858-694-8747.



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