This page is currently under development, but here are a few programs and agencies that can assist with a variety of housing issues in the County of Ventura and the website link to each.
Housing Authorities in the County of Ventura:
The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) is an independent, federally funded, non-profit agency serving the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and the cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks. The AHA administers a rental subsidy program called the Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly referred to as Section 8. The Area Housing Authority also administers HUD’s Public Housing Program, also referred to as Low Rent Public Housing. There are 355 housing units which are owned, managed and maintained by the Area Housing Authority.
The Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura is a state chartered, federally funded, non-profit public agency, managing and administering housing assistance programs to provide decent, safe and affordable housing to low and moderate income families. The Housing Authority administers two programs. (1) The Housing Developments owned, managed and maintained by the PHA are referred to as Conventional Housing, or Low Rent Public Housing. There are 716 Conventional units in the City of Ventura, ranging in size from 0 bedrooms to 4 bedrooms. (2) The Section 8 Housing Voucher Program is a rental subsidy program administered by this agency.
The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme is to provide quality housing to eligible households in a professional, fiscally prudent manner and be a positive force in our community by working with others to assist these families with appropriate supportive services. The Housing Authority administers two federally-subsidized HUD programs: the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Rental Assistance Program and the Conventional Low-Income Public Housing Program.
The mission of the City of Oxnard Housing Department is to provide decent, safe, attractive, sanitary and well maintained housing for eligible low and very low income families in a manner that promotes commitment, exemplary customer services, economy, efficiency, and the social well being of the residents. Services include assistance with Public Housing and Rental Assistance.
The Santa Paula Housing Authority provides Section 8 rental subsidies to lower income families and seniors. The Section 8 vouchers assist lower-income households by paying the difference between 30% of an eligible household's income and the actual cost of renting a unit. The Housing Authority also owns 72 low-income housing units at four locations. Phone: (805) 525-3339
Ventura County Agencies that have housing programs:
Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation - CEDC, 805-659-6868, www.cabrilloedc.org
HOME Ventura County - advocates for greater housing availability and affordability and we strive to educate the public about these issues. Visit the website often for news, special events, and important local issues affecting housing in Ventura County. www.vchome.org