The archive for all of HACSJ & DCDC news, press releases, and announcements in one place.
The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) will open its waiting list through a lottery system for the Housing Choice Voucher Program and other affordable housing programs beginning on December 10, 2021, at 8:00 AM and closing on December 24, 2021, at 11:59 PM. Applications will be accepted online only. The online application can be accessed at https://www.hacsjonline.org/. Paper applications will not be accepted.
HACSJ Announces Incentives for Landlords Willing to Partner to Meet Rental Housing Need in San Joaquin County.
California’s shortage of affordable housing continues to affect some of the most vulnerable citizens of Stockton and San Joaquin County. Solutions have been difficult to achieve, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have only increased the challenges faced by low-income renters. In order to maintain housing stability, low-income households need rental subsidies. The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) assists over 4,300 San Joaquin County residents with monthly rent assistance and supporting housing stability for homeless veterans, the elderly, and families moving from shelters and transitional housing programs. Currently, there are over 400 new families with vouchers seeking a home to rent, but landlord awareness and engagement is needed to really make inroads in housing stability.
‘You’re safe’ | 11 pre-manufactured homes built for homeless in Stockton 11 pre-manufactured homes have been built for the homeless in South Stockton. Called Turnpike Commons, the $4 million project was funded with HEAP or Homeless Emergency Aid Program funds from the state, as well as a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Stockton and a grant from Wells Fargo Bank. The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin, Stockton low income housing non-profit S.T.A.N.D., Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp. and Stockton Shelter for the Homeless collaborated to make the project on Turnpike Road happen. Read
HEAP Funds Providing Homes for the Homeless Stockton, CA – The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin (H.A.C.S.J.), in partnership with S.T.A.N.D, Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp. (C.V.L.I.H.C.), and Stockton Shelter for the Homeless (S.S.H.) have partnered to create Turnpike Commons, an 11-unit permanent supportive housing development for families transitioning from homelessness. The project utilized pre-manufactured housing ranging from 480 to 889 square feet to effectively reduce costs and construction times. To celebrate the completion of Turnpike Commons, the H.A.C.S.J. and its partners will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a tour of the property, on Wednesday,
On Wednesday, a ribbon-cutting event took place to celebrate the completion of the third phase of the new and affordable Crossway Residences project to support those in need. The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) and the San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (SJCBHS) partnered together to convert former HACSJ’s administrative offices into studio apartments for the clients of SJCBHS.
The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin will be awarded 232 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The EHVs will provide rental assistance to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness; at risk of experiencing homelessness; fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking; or were recently homeless and for whom providing rental assistance will prevent the family’s homelessness or having high risk of housing instability.
The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin has adopted a Landlord Incentive Program to encourage landlords to rent residential property to homeless Veterans through the Authority’s HUD-VASH rental assistance program. Funding for the Landlord Incentive Program is made possible through a grant award authorized by the City of Stockton to appropriate funding from the State of California’s Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP).
The Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (“Authority”) has begun accepting referrals to issue vouchers to provide permanent rental assistance to up to 100 families and individuals, as funding permits, who are participating in a Supportive Housing Program, Shelter Plus Care Program, Emergency Solutions Grants program, or a homeless program in San Joaquin County.
California Housing Partnership has just released a new 2021 report which documents the urgency and value of affordable housing preservation efforts statewide. According to this report, “California has already lost 18,043 subsidized affordable rental homes and another 6,785 subsidized affordable rental homes are at risk of market rate conversion as soon as next year. These homes house thousands of low-income seniors, families and individuals and can be found in 35 of California’s 55 counties.”
This year, 25 Sierra Vista youths will have the chance to learn rowing and swimming skills thanks to a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club. This special opportunity, dubbed Row & Rise Together, will bring the full-body, low-impact sport to youth in the public housing complex, with assistance from Delta Sculling Center.