Learn more about current housing related information and resources!
The Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) provides a wide range of services and financing options to first time buyers or those interested in refinancing options. They offer Homebuyer Education Workshops about fair housing rights, refinancing, and more. All of their workshops are available in English & Spanish.
Alongside these workshops they offer free one-on-one coaching with a HUD-Certified Homeownership Specialist. Make an appointment to review your finances and create a plan to become mortgage ready.
Click below to learn more, book an appointment, or sign-up for a workshop.
The Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County's Workforce Homebuyer Program provides low-to-middle income home buyers down payment loans, which enables them to secure conventional financing and removes financial barriers to the dream of home ownership by lowering home acquisition and carrying costs.
Loans help qualified working families and individuals to buy a home that provides a stable residence that strengthens the family and the neighborhood. Workforce homebuyer loans enable employees to put down roots in a community and allows employers to attract and retain high quality employees that are vital for a thriving economy and vibrant communities.
Click below to learn more about the Workforce Homebuyer Program
Thank you for your interest in the Emergency Housing Voucher Program. All applications are being accepted by the Housing Authorities on a referral basis only per HUD guidelines. In order to qualify a person must be literally homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness which is defined as an individual or family that will imminently lose their primary nighttime residence within 14 days and has no subsequent residence identified and lacks the resources or support networks needed to obtain other permanent housing.
If you meet the criteria (or your client, friend, or relative), you or they can go to a Coordinated Entry site for assessment:
Isla Vista Community Room
(970 Embarcadero Del Mar, Goleta, CA 93117) -
Wednesday & Friday from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Lompoc Recovery Center
(104 South C Street Suite A, Lompoc, CA 93436) -
Wednesday from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
PATH Santa Barbara
(816 Cacique Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103) -
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
The Salvation Army Transition & Recovery Center
(423 Chapala St. Santa Barbara, CA 9310) -
Wednesday from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Good Samaritan Shelter
(401 W. Morrison-Navigation Center (trailer), Santa Maria, CA 93458) - Monday & Thursday from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Santa Ynez People Helping People
(545 N. Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463) -
Tuesdays from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
For a full list of the countywide Coordinated Entry sites and to confirm walk-in times, click below to view all of the locations.