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Housing and Community Development Services Announcements

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Resident Advisory Board Meeting

The Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) Resident Advisory Board (RAB) shall participate and make recommendations regarding the development of the HACSD’s fiscal year budget for submittal to HUD. Public Housing residents and HCV participants are encouraged to attend meetings to provide input via the comment process. RAB voting members will submit comments on behalf of residents and participants.

The next meeting of the Resident Advisory Board is scheduled for May 23,2024. For more information, please visit the Resident Advisory Board page on the HCDS website.

Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Draft Annual Plan Available for Comment

The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 9:00 a.m. on March 12, 2024, in Room 310 at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA, regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-25 Annual Plan.

On March 12, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing in Room 310 at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA, to consider the FY 2024-25 Annual Plan.  The Board will consider the proposed use of an estimated: $4,227,770 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $3,496,403 in HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds; $370,070 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $6,240,872 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) funds that the County will receive from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Board will also consider the proposed use of an estimated $2,000,000 in FY 2024-25 CDBG, HOME, and HOPWA Program revenues and the reallocation of an estimated $14,400,000 in previous years’ HOME, ESG, CDBG and HOPWA entitlements. These figures are based on prior year funding levels.  

The Annual Plan describes proposed activities to be funded from FY 2024-25 and previous year entitlements, which meet the goals established in the 2020-24 Consolidated Plan. Proposed awards are based on FY 2023-2024 funding levels. Internal HCDS project funding will be adjusted to match actual allocations.

The CDBG and ESG program provides funding to the County's unincorporated area and the cities of Coronado, Del Mar, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, Poway, and Solana Beach, also known as the Urban County. The HOME program funds affordable housing activities within the County HOME Consortium.  The HOME Consortium includes the Urban County, plus the cities of Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Mesa, San Marcos, Santee, and Vista.  The HOPWA program funds housing/services for persons with HIV/AIDS and their families throughout San Diego County. 

Copies of the draft Annual Plan are available at 3989 Ruffin Rd., San Diego, CA, 92123. The public is invited to review and comment on the FY 2024-25 Draft Annual Plan during the 30-day comment period from February 9, 2024, through March 12, 2024.

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Storm Recovery Information for Program Participants and Landlords

If you are a participant in the County of San Diego’s Rental Assistance Program or a landlord with an assisted unit that has become uninhabitable due to the recent storm, please contact your Housing Specialist or our general line (858) 694-4801. For additional resources, please contact 2-1-1 San Diego.  

If you are currently experiencing homelessness and are affected by the recent storm our Inclement Weather Program provides additional shelter services through hotel/motel vouchers. For more information, please visit the Inclement Weather Program or contact 2-1-1 San Diego.

New Affordable Housing Developments

The County of San Diego has awarded $42 million to nine affordable housing developments that will provide about 872 new homes. These selected developments came from a pool of 24 proposal requests totaling more than $89 million for affordable housing across the region. 

For more information, please visit the links to each developer below:

Enhanced Landlord Incentive Program Extended! Available Now!

The County of San Diego, Housing and Community Development Services (HCDS) has launched a new, enhanced Landlord Incentive Program (LIP)  available for a limited time only. These increased incentives are available to landlords executing new leases with County of San Diego voucher holders participating in applicable special programs.

This new, robust package of incentives includes:

  • LEASING BONUS: Landlords may receive up to $2500 for each unit newly leased to a person experiencing homelessness.
  • APPLICATION EXPENSES: Financial Assistance of up to $50 may be paid directly to landlords to cover application costs, such as a credit report and application fees.
  • SECURITY DEPOSIT ASSISTANCE: Receive up to two months’ rent security deposit.
  • HOLDING FEES: May be available for eligible participants.
  • LANDLORD LIAISON: Valued landlord partners receive personal customer service staff member. 

*Subject to funding availability. The Enhanced Landlord Incentive Program (LIP) may close at any time. 

LIP Flyer 

LIP Flyer (Spanish)

For questions, please email hcds_landlordliaison.hhsa@sdcounty.ca.gov or call (858) 694-4801.

 

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