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Housing Authority Landlord Newsletter: May 2022

Posted on June 7, 2022

In This Issue 2022 HCV Waiting List Opening- Last Day to Apply, May 32, 2022 Landlord Resources - HQS Inspection and Bedbugs 2022 HCV Waiting List - Last Day to Apply – May 31st 2022 The Housing Authority continues to accept pre-application for our 2022 HCV Waiting List until11:59pm Tuesday May 31, 2022. Preference will...
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Housing Authority Landlord Newsletter: April 2022

Posted on April 25, 2022

In this issue 2022 HCV Waiting list opening HUD Landlord resources Rent increase submission email 2022 HCV Waiting list opening The Housing Authority is excited to announce that we will accept application for our 2022 HCV Waiting List. Application will be accepted on-line only from 7:30am Monday May 2, 2022 to 11:59pm Tuesday May 31,...
Housing choice voucher program waiting list opening May 2 - May 31 2022

Housing Authority accepting applications beginning May 2, 2022

Posted on April 20, 2022

  The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Ana will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, at 7:30 a.m. until Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. To access the application, please go to www.santa-ana.org/housing. The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government's largest program...
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Santa Ana Youth (SAY) employee program taking summer applications

Posted on March 30, 2022

The Santa Ana Youth Employment Program (SAY) is currently taking applications for the summer! The SAY Employment Program provides paid work experience to youth ages 16 to 21 years old. In order to qualify, applicants must: Live in Santa Ana Be 16 to 21 years old Be a U.S. Citizen or have legal permission to...
Legacy Square Rendering

Apply to live in Legacy Square affordable apartments

Posted on March 18, 2022

Legacy Square is a new affordable apartment community at 301 East Santa Ana Boulevard that is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in early 2023. The multifamily community will offer 93 high-quality apartment homes – 30 one-bedrooms, 39 two-bedrooms, and 24 three-bedrooms. For more information or to sign up for the property mailing list,...
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Housing Authority Landlord Newsletter: February 2022

Posted on February 25, 2022

In this issue Tax Form 1099 FY 22-23 Annual Plan Rent increase submission email Tax form 1099 Your tax form 1099 was mailed to you on January 27, 2022. Please contact us through www.assistancecheck.com if you did not receive your 1099. If you need to update your contact information, please log into your Assistance Connect...
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Free weekday parking at City-owned downtown structures, two hours free on evenings and weekends

Posted on February 11, 2022

The City of Santa Ana will offer free parking from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at four City-owned downtown parking structures beginning February 14, 2022. This will offer additional support to downtown businesses affected by the OC Streetcar construction. From 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays, the parking rate will be...
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CARES Act waiver expiration

Posted on February 3, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Santa Ana Housing Authority (SAHA) adopted various waivers to mitigate the health risks posed by COVID-19 to Housing Authority staff, families, landlords, and our community at large. Effective December 31, 2021, the Housing Authority will conclude the use of waivers previously adopted. One notable exception is the HQS Inspection Requirement...

New SMART program expands homeless services, offers help line

Posted on January 19, 2022

Santa Ana's newly-formed SMART program, (Santa Ana Multi-Disciplinary Response Teams), is a pilot program between the City of Santa Ana and City Net. This program is our newest effort to provide trauma informed care services to address homelessness within the City. Santa Ana has had a strong and successful relationship with City Net for several...
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California Mortgage Relief Program provides assistance to homeowners

Posted on January 5, 2022

The new California Mortgage Relief Program is now accepting applications. Homeowners may be eligible for mortgage relief funds if they have missed payments for their primary residence, faced a financial hardship during the pandemic and are at or below 100 percent of their county’s Area Median Income. Funds awarded to qualified homeowners through this program...

Safe outdoor dining program makes eating al fresco easy

Posted on December 3, 2021

Santa Ana restaurants are experiencing a remarkable reconfiguration from the inside out with the Safe Outdoor Dining Program, a $500,000 initiative provided by the County of Orange’s First Supervisorial District and implemented by the City of Santa Ana. Over 20 restaurants that applied for the program and received written consent from the property owners were eligible to...
First Point Apartments Rendering

First Point affordable apartments now accepting applications

Posted on November 24, 2021

Preference is given to applicants who live or work in Santa Ana. First Point I & II Apartments are new, affordable, multifamily apartment communities currently under construction at 2114 E. First St. in Santa Ana. First Point I & II apartments includes 552 one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartment homes. Preference is given to applicants...
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My First Home Program offers $1.2 million in down payment assistance

Posted on November 23, 2021

The City of Santa Ana is increasing loan amounts with 0% interest rate for first-time homebuyers. The City of Santa Ana is excited to announce a $1.2 million expansion of its down payment assistance program, now called My First Home, to further assist first-time homebuyers achieve the dream of homeownership within Santa Ana. As a result of...
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City Council approves rent stabilization and just cause eviction ordinances

Posted on November 19, 2021

The Santa Ana City Council adopted two new ordinances to help protect renters: a rent stabilization ordinance, which limits residential rent increases to no more than 3 percent per year, and a just cause eviction ordinance, which limits the allowed reasons for which a renter can be evicted. The new ordinances are effective as of...
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La Placita Cinco wins affordable housing award from Urban Land Institute

Posted on November 9, 2021

La Placita Cinco repurposes an auto-oriented strip mall into a neighborhood-serving, inclusive community consisting of 51 family-oriented affordable homes, outdoor amenities, and a reinvigorated commercial center. The Urban Land Institute has announced that La Placita Cinco in Santa Ana has won a Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award. The award was established...
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Santa Ana City Council adopts rent stabilization and just cause eviction ordinances, effective Nov. 19

Posted on October 20, 2021

The Santa Ana City Council on Tuesday night adopted two new ordinances to help protect renters: a Rent Stabilization Ordinance, which limits residential rent increases to no more than 3% per year, and a Just Cause Eviction Ordinance, which limits the allowed reasons for which a renter can be evicted. The new ordinances are not effective...
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