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Memorandum re: Proposed FY 2018-19 Annual Automatic Adjustment for the Affordable Housing Unit Base Fee

Memorandum re: Proposed FY 2018-19 Annual Adjustment for the Affordable Housing Unit Development Cost

Posted 8/2/2018

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Public Records Act Requests Policy

Posted 7/31/18

Due to limited staff resources, we dedicate one staff person to accommodate all public information act requests for one hour each week.

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2019 Utility Allowances

Posted 7/19/18

Effective January 1, 2019, a new Utility Schedule will be applied to rent and subsidy calculations at annual reexaminations, new admissions, and unit transfers. This new utility allowance may impact your portion of rent in 2019. 

The proposed Schedule may be viewed at the Santa Monica Housing Authority located at: 

1901 Main Street, 1st Floor, Suite A                      Santa Monica, CA

during business hours or by clicking the link below. If you have any comments regarding the proposed allowances and surcharges, please submit them in writing by no later than August 30, 2018. 

All written comments must be submitted to: 

Santa Monica Housing Authority, c/o Utility Allowance 1901 Main Street, Suite A                                    Santa Monica, CA 90405 

You are not required to submit a comment. Thank you.

View the 2019 Utility Allowances.

A partir del 1 de enero 2019, se estableceran nuevos calculus de subsidio para los gastos de servicios publicos durante los examines anuales, las admisiones nuevas y los traslados de vivienda. Estos nuevos calculus de subsidio pueden afectar su porcion de la renta en el 2019. 

Los calculus propuestos pueden ser vistos en la oficina de la Autoridad de Vivienda de Santa Monica, 

1901 Main Street, 1st Floor, Suite A                            Santa Monica, CA 90405 

durante las horas de trabajo o haga clic en el enlace de abajo. Si tiene algun comentario sobre los calculus de subsidio propuestos, favor de presentar comentarios por escrito antes del 30 de agosto de 2018. 

Todo los comentarios escritos deben ser enviados a: 

Santa Monica Housing Authority, c/o Utility Allowance 1901 Main Street, Suite A                                    Santa Monica, CA 90405 

Usted no esta obligado a presentar un comentario. Gracias. 

Ver los cálculos de subsidio para los servicios en el 2019.

If you require reasonable accommodations due to a disability or for language assistance please contact the Santa Monica Housing Authority at (310) 458-8743.

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Housing Trust Fund Plan

NoticeThe Proposed Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Plan was available for a 45-day public comment period from February 13 to March 30, 2018. For a link to the Proposed HTF Plan, click here.

At its March 15 meeting, the Housing Commission provided a forum for public comment on the Proposed HTF Plan. The Housing Commission discussed the Proposed HTF Plan at its regular April 19 meeting, as well as at a special Housing Commission meeting on May 3. Agendas for Housing Commission meeting are posted here.

To view Housing Commission Chair Soloff's request for information regarding the proposed HTF Plan, click here. To view the response to Housing Commission Chair Soloff's request for information, click here

To view Housing Commission Vice Chair Hilton's request for information regarding the proposed HTF Plan, click here. To view the response to Housing Commission Vice Chair Hilton's request for information, click here.
To view public comments received by the City of Santa Monica Housing Division regarding the proposed HTF Plan, click here. 

To view comments from City Commissions, click here.

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View our presentation on the Ellis Act Withdrawal Study.

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MODERATE-INCOME HOUSEHOLD WAITLIST


The City of Santa Monica is accepting applications for MODERATE-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS. Click below for further information.

La Ciudad de Santa Monica esta aceptando solicitudes de FAMILIAS DE INGRESO MODERADO. Haga clic a continuacion para obtener mas informacion.

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY / AVISO DE DESPONIBILIDAD

APPLY HERE: smgov.net/livelocal

Click here for FAQ

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26th Street Preservation/Renovation Information Sheet 

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Click here to view the January 2016 Santa Monica Housing Authority's request for an increase in the exception payment standard

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Housing Information Reference List

The following are links to reports and reference material related to the City of Santa Monica's affordable housing programs.

City of Santa Monica 2013-2021 Housing Element

City of Santa Monica 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan

FY 2011-2014 Action Plan to Address Homelessness

FY 2015-2016 Annual Report on the Development, Financing and Monitoring of Affordable Housing (Prop R & I)

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

HUD Community Planning & Development Cross Program Funding Matrix for Santa Monica, California

2014 Santa Monica Rent Control Board Consolidated Annual Report

February 28, 2012 City Council Report on Housing Needs Study Session

May 21, 2015 Slideshow Presentation on Community Corporation of Santa Monica

How Much do you Need to Earn to Afford a Modest Apartment in Your State? (National Low Income Housing Coalition)

Affordable Housing Finance: 5 Counties with the Biggest Affordable Housing Gap

LIFF Capital for Healthy Families & Communities: Social Impact Calculator

July 16, 2015 Housing Commission Presentation by David Martin, Director of Planning & Community Development

July 16, 2015 Housing Commission Presentation by Andy Agle, Director of Housing & Economic Development


 


 

 

Our Mission

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The Housing Division is dedicated to preserving existing affordable housing in Santa Monica and creating new housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate incomes. Pressures on the existing housing stock in Santa Monica from market forces and changes to state and federal laws will impact affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate income persons and families. The Housing Division works with private affordable housing developers and multifamily property owners to ensure that economic diversity, a hallmark of Santa Monica, continues to flourish and that longtime residents can remain in their households.

Publicly Assisted Housing Map

This MAP illustrates the affordable housing developments in Santa Monica created through investment of federal, state and local affordable housing funds.

 

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