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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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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Funding for Homeless Services

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On April 17th, Sonoma County’s homeless system of care, named Home Sonoma County, allocated more than $14 million in homeless services funding for projects throughout Sonoma County. The City of Santa Rosa was approved for $1.2 million toward a new roof at...

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Housing and Community Services
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Addressing the Needs of Renter Households Post-Fire

Construction of multi-family housing

While there is great progress amongst homeowners rebuilding, the City recognizes that we still have significant work to do to support recovery needs for home renters in our community. Santa Rosa lost 5 percent of its housing stock in the fires, and renter...

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