“Accessory dwelling unit” or “ADU” means an attached or detached residential dwelling unit that provides complete independent living facilities for one or more persons and is located on a lot with a proposed or existing primary residential building. More information is available on our website.
FAQ Topic: Property and housing
Yes – it’s called the My First Home Program and it offers down payment assistance loans to first-time home buyers to aid in the purchase of a home in Santa Ana. For more information, visit our website.
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is the federal government’s largest program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and persons with a disability to afford healthy and safe housing in the private market. Since housing assistance is provided on behalf of the family or individual, participants are able to find their own housing, including … Continued
The Housing Division manages multiple sources of local, state and federal funds to promote and facilitate the development of affordable housing. For more information, visit the Affordable Housing webpage.
Please view the Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Eviction Ordinance.
The City of Santa Ana has adopted a Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Eviction Ordinance (“Ordinance”) that limits rent increases to the lower of 3 percent per year, or 80 percent of the percent change in the Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) over the most recent 12-month period for certain residential rental units and mobilehome spaces … Continued
Before you do anything, call the Planning Division at (714) 647-5804 to see whether you are permitted to do what you want to do! In addition, alterations and repairs to your home usually require permits. Homes in a historic district may have additional restrictions. Visit this webpage to learn more.
Some services you have a right to are: Counseling and training regarding fair housing laws Investigation of complaints of discrimination, referrals to government enforcement agencies or assisting in or becoming party to litigation aimed at stopping discriminatory housing practices Counseling concerning housing rights and the law for landlords and tenants, with some free legal services … Continued
Use the mySantaAna app or report an issue using this form.
The Office of the Tax Collector is responsible for collecting taxes on all secured and unsecured property in Orange County. This office is also responsible for the sale of property subject to the “power to sell,” properties that have unpaid property taxes that have been delinquent over five years. You can pay your property taxes … Continued