The Department of Housing & Community Services administers a variety of programs to revitalize blighted and economically disadvantaged areas and develops and administers a variety of affordable housing programs. Our key program areas are:
administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program, provides rent referrals, affordable apartment contacts, emergency assistance referrals and fair housing information.
Santa Rosa Housing Trust
administers affordable housing development, rehabilitation loan programs, homeownership program referrals, Housing Allocation Plan contracts, federal and state reports.
administers homeless service contracts, providing support for a drop-in center, emergency shelters, a street outreach program, and housing resources.
Mobilehome Rent Control
offers information on mobilehome parks and the City's Mobilehome Rent Control Program.
improves living conditions and quality of identified neighborhoods and isolated properties through a coordinated inter-departmental City task force.
responsible for assuring the adopted City Zoning and Building Codes are implemented on private property to address general health, life, fire and safety issues facing residents.