Waiting List Facts And Forms
Download these forms to apply for Housing Authority assistance. Be sure to fill out the form completely and mail it to the Housing Authority.
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, also known as “Section 8”, provides rental assistance to low income individuals or families.
Low Income Public Housing
The Low Income Public Housing Program (LIPH) is a national rental assistance program funded and monitored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low income families.
USDA Farmworker Housing
The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz owns and manages 70 two and three bedroom units of U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Housing Service (USDA-RHS) in Santa Cruz County at two different sites in and near Watsonville.
Merrill Road Apartments
The Merrill Road Affordable Housing Program offers high quality, affordable rental housing for families who qualify.
Links And Resources
Following are some links to housing-related resources. Please note that the Housing Authority does not endorse or recommend any particular service, business, or agency.
Rental units with low-income and other eligibility requirements in Santa Cruz County
Project Based Voucher Program
The Project Based Voucher (PBV) program is a rental assistance program where the assistance is attached to the unit, rather than to the family occupying the unit.