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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Funding, Incentives Approved for Housing First

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On November 19th, the Santa Rosa City Council approved funding for the first owner-participation incentive for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Council directed staff to expand access to the Housing First risk mitigation pool as a parallel me...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Winter Shelters Open

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Participating non-profits across Sonoma County have teamed up to expand and create winter shelters for people experiencing homelessness, all of which are now open as of December 1. This effort helps unsheltered persons find relief from cold and wet weathe...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Community Homeless Assistance Program – Proposed Expansion

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The Department of Housing and Community Services is seeking input from the community on a proposal to expand the Community Homeless Assistance Program (CHAP) that will be presented to the City Council in early 2020.  CHAP currently allows for the...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

City, County Reach Agreement with Homeless Advocates on Preliminary Injunction

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Santa Rosa, CA – Working together to expedite and attempt to resolve a pending federal lawsuit, the County of Sonoma, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, and the City of Santa Rosa have reached an agreement with Homeless Action! and three ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

New Interactive Affordable Housing Map

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A new online map of affordable housing in Santa Rosa is now live and displays multifamily, senior citizen, and special needs rental properties, plus mobile home parks and links to property management websites when available. Currently, the map features pr...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Disaster Assistance Program Expanded

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Eligible Santa Rosa homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the October 2017 wildfires and who have not yet begun to rebuild can to apply for gap funding of up to $100,000 through the City of Santa Rosa’s CalHome Disaster Assistance ...

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