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Property Owners and Managers Making a Difference – Appreciation Event

Join us as Housing for Health Partnership, Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz, and Abode Services honor property owners and managers who help ensure all county residents have stable, safe, and healthy places to live. If you own or manage property and want to learn how to get more involved, please join us for this event, and get entered into a prize drawing!

Please RSVP at

Tuesday, May 14 at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Seacliff Room at Seacliff Inn
7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos, CA 95003

Call to Artists: Natural Bridges Apartments Mural

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz (HACSC) and its affiliate, New Horizons Affordable Housing and Development Inc. (New Horizons), a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, is seeking artists to paint a mural for Natural Bridges Apartments, a new 100% affordable residential apartment project. Natural Bridges Apartments is an active new construction project, scheduled to be completed in September 2024. New Horizons is seeking an artist to paint a mural along a perimeter wall located on the southwest side of the property, adjacent to the future expansion of the rail trail.
Please click on link below for more information which includes the Call to Artist criteria and submission requirements.

Call to Artists Natural Bridges Apartments

Submissions are due on Monday, May 20, 2024, by 5:00 pm PST, by email to Tom Graham, Deputy Executive Director, at [email protected]. Submissions should use the email subject Natural Bridges Call to Artists.

Free Housing Discrimination Forum

You’re invited to a special event during Affordable Housing Month called the “Housing Discrimination Forum,” hosted by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz in partnership with CRLA and Senior Legal Services. Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2024Time: 5-6:30 PMLocation: Community Foundation | 7807 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003 You are protected from housing […]

HACSC Announces Upcoming Temporary Closure of PBV RFP

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz (HACSC) wishes to provide advance notice of an upcoming temporary closure of the HACSC Project Based Voucher (PBV) Request for Proposals (RFP), effective August 1, 2024. The temporary closure is anticipated to be brief, and a new PBV RFP will subsequently be issued and advertised. The […]

New Horizons Scholarship Program

It’s that time again! The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz in coordination with our non-profit New Horizons Affordable Housing and Development is excited to announce the New Horizons Scholarship Program Application is now open. This program is designed to support economic mobility and academic achievement of active participants of rental assistance programs […]