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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Community Homeless Assistance Program – Proposed Expansion

City of Santa Rosa

The Department of Housing and Community Services is seeking input from the community on a proposal to expand the Community Homeless Assistance Program (CHAP) that will be presented to the City Council on November 19.  CHAP currently allows for th...

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Housing and Community Services
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Santa Rosa Takes Steps to Develop Rental Inspection Program

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The Department of Housing and Community Services is developing a proposed Rental Inspection Program to present to City Council at a study session on September 24, 2019. The study session will provide an opportunity for staff to seek further direction from...

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Housing and Community Services
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Affordable Housing Notice of Funding and Project Based Vouchers Availability

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The Housing Authority has approximately $2,479,000 of local and federal funds and 75 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) for affordable housing activities, such as land acquisition, predevelopment, new construction, rehabilitation (with or without acquisition),...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Update on Homeless Encampment Assistance Pilot Program

Prince Memorial Greenway Encampment

The City’s Homeless Encampment Assistance Pilot (HEAP) Program recently began efforts to address encampments along Prince Memorial Greenway and Olive Park and will be continuing in the area of Morgan Street and the Highway 101 underpasses in com...

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Housing and Community Services
Posted on: July 12, 2019

City, County Reach Agreement with Homeless Advocates on Preliminary Injunction

Joint Media Release from the City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma

Santa Rosa, CA – Working together to expedite and attempt to resolve a pending federal lawsuit, the County of Sonoma, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, and the City of Santa Rosa have reached an agreement with Homeless Action! and three ...

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Housing and Community Services
Posted on: July 1, 2019

New Interactive Affordable Housing Map

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A new online map of affordable housing in Santa Rosa is now live and displays multifamily, senior citizen, and special needs rental properties, plus mobile home parks and links to property management websites when available. Currently, the map features pr...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Disaster Assistance Program Expanded

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Eligible Santa Rosa homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the October 2017 wildfires and who have not yet begun to rebuild can to apply for gap funding of up to $100,000 through the City of Santa Rosa’s CalHome Disaster Assistance ...

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