The City of Santa Paula provides several housing assistance programs, either directly or through various local or state programs. We have provided a brief description of each, along with a website and/or contact for further information.
The City offers a Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program to assist low-income families make improvements to their home. The program is available for owner-occupied and rental properties. The program offers up to a $50,000 low interest loan and free construction management assistance for home repair or maintenance.
Applications & More Information
Program applications are available at City Offices-Community Development Building or for more information contact the City at 805-525-0626.
Mortgage Credit Certificates
The Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program is available for first time homebuyers. MCCs provide tax credits equal to 15% of the interest paid on your home. Using an MCC, first-time buyers can save between $700 and $2,500 a year on their annual federal tax bill. Interested applications must contact a participating lender to apply.
For More Information
For more information, contact Affordable Housing Applications, Inc. 800-591-3111 or visit their website.
Santa Paula Housing Authority
The Santa Paula Housing Authority administers subsidized rental housing programs in the City of Santa Paula, such as Section 8 vouchers/certificates and public housing.
For More Information
For more information, contact the Santa Paula Housing Authority at: Santa Paula Housing Authority 15500 W Telegraph Road Suite B-11 Santa Paula, CA 93061 Phone: 805-525-3339
The California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) does not lend money directly to consumers. CalHFA uses approved private lenders to qualify consumers and make all mortgage loans. CalHFA offers different programs for homeownership including:
The Office of the Mobilehome Ombudsman is a complaint processing Office that primarily assists the public with questions or problems associated with the various aspects of manufactured home (mobilehome) living. This includes complaints with manufactured home dealers, sales, and warranties.
This Office also processes complaints associated with other programs under the purview of the California Department of Housing and Community Development's (HCD) Division of Codes and Standards, such as:
Registration and Titling
State Housing Law
Mobilehome Residency Law Complaints
Mobilehome residency law complaints should be filed with the Office of the Mobilehome Ombudsman. Contact them at: Office of the Mobilehome Ombudsman P.O. Box 31 Sacramento, CA 95812-0031 Phone: 800-952-5275
The City of Santa Paula's residents are provided free fair housing services through the Southern California Housing Rights Center (HRC). The HRC offers counseling and investigative services for instances of housing discrimination or just to answer questions you may have about your rights as a tenant or landlord.
Contact the HRC
Contact the HRC by visiting their website, or by calling 800-477-5977.
Southern California Edison & Gas Programs
Some energy efficiency programs and alternate rates may apply for Santa Paula residents, including: