Housing & Community Services

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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:

Rental Assistance


Rental Assistance administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program, provides rental referrals, affordable apartment contacts, emergency assistance referrals and fair housing information.

Santa Rosa Housing Trust


The Santa Rosa Housing Trust administers affordable housing development, rehabilitation loan programs, home ownership program referrals, Housing Allocation Plan contracts, federal and state reports.

Homeless Services


Homeless Service administers homeless service contracts, providing support for a drop-in center, emergency shelters, a street outreach program, and housing resources.

Mobilehome Rent Control


Mobilehome Rent Control offers information on mobilehome parks and the City's Mobilehome Rent Control Program.

Neighborhood Revitalization


Neighborhood Revitalization improves living conditions and quality of identified neighborhoods and isolated properties through a coordinated inter-departmental City task force.

Code Enforcement


Code Enforcement 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.