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THIS IS A NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING AND COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE REVIEW OF THE PROPOSED MOVING TO WORK APPLICATION AND PLAN

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz (HACSC) will apply for HUD’s Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Program, “Asset Building Cohort.” The 30-day public comment period will start on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm and end on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm.

The draft MTW Application and Plan for public review and public comment can be found at the link below.

MTW application and Plan

For public comment submission, please send by email to [email protected] on or before 12:00 pm on July 21, 2022. Please indicate “MTW Comment” in the Subject Line of your email.  

There will be a Public Hearing via Zoom regarding the MTW Application and Plan on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 10:00 am.  Below is the link to register for the Public Hearing.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuf-yoqz0tG9yYdEWV1ZH62OELOckDpPF-

HACSC is a fair housing provider, and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin.


ESTE ES UN AVISO DE UNA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA Y PERÍODO DE COMENTARIO PARA LA REVISIÓN DE LA SOLICITUD Y PLAN PARA EL PROGRAMA  MOVERSE AL TRABAJO

La Autoridad de Viviendas del Condado de Santa Cruz (HACSC) se postulará para el programa Moverse al Trabajo de HUD (MTW por su sigla en inglés). El período de 30 días de comentarios del público comenzará el martes 21 de junio, 2022 a las 12:00 pm y terminará el jueves 21 de junio, 2022 a las 12:00pm.

La primera versión de la Solicitud y Plan de MTW para revisión pública y comentarios del público se puede encontrar en el siguiente enlace:

MTW application and Plan (Solicitud y Plan MTW)

Para presentar su comentario público, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a: [email protected]  el 21 de julio 2022 a las 12:00 pm o antes. Por favor ponga “MTW Comment” en la línea de sujeto de su email. 

Habrá una audiencia pública por Zoom referente a la Solicitud y Plan de MTW el jueves 7 de julio, 2022 a las 10:00 am. A continuación está el enlace para inscribirse para la audiencia pública. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuf-yoqz0tG9yYdEWV1ZH62OELOckDpPF-

HACSC es un proveedor de vivienda justa y no discrimina contra ninguna persona en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estado familiar, estado civil, orientación sexual, u origen nacional.

LANDLORDS ARE KEY TO ENDING HOMELESSNESS

The Housing Authority introduces incentives for Landlords who house Emergency Housing Voucher holders. Click here to view the brochure. For more information about the Emergency Housing Voucher Program, click here.

  • $2000 signing bonuses
  • Up $500 reimbursement for repairs
  • Funding to assist new tenants with security deposits at move in

Families who receive Emergency Housing Vouchers are referred to the Housing Authority and supported by community partners. Click here to view Housing Authority Community Partners.

Below is the hotline and email address that any Landlord can use if interested in renting to an Emergency Housing Voucher holder. Click here to view Abode Service’s flyer.

Abode Services Santa Cruz

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 510-435-8881

Lobby Re-opened July 28th

As of July 28th, the lobby has been re-opened to the public Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please note that face-to-face meetings are not available at this time due to COVID restrictions.

State of California Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program!

CA COVID-19 Rent Relief will help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, including “back-rent” owed to your landlord, and future rent payments.  Click here for more information.  The Rent Relief call center is now available to get help answering eligibility questions, for application assistance, and to provide information on local assistance. Tenants and landlords can […]

Free Technology Resources for Internet connecting during Shelter-in-Place

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL) have created a collection of lendable technology devices that can be checked out with your library card. The collection includes Amazon Fire 7 Tablets, Chromebook laptops, WiFi Hotspots, and Chromebook + Hotspot bundles.  Library cardholders can visit the catalog or use our mobile app to search for and request any […]