Phone: 831-454-9455
TDD: 831-475-1146
Fax: 831-469-3712
Email: [email protected]

MAIN OFFICE IS OPEN TO PUBLIC:
Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Please note we are closed to the public on Fridays.

Housing Authority Holiday Closures 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President’s Day
Cesar Chavez Day (observed)
Memorial Day
Juneteenth
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving
Winter Office Closure

January 15
February 19
March 29
May 27
June 19
July 4
September 2
November 11
November 28 and November 29
December 24, 2024 – January 1, 2025

STAFF DIRECTORY

Housing Programs Department
Giselle Arreola-Flores, Housing Programs Director
TEL: (831) 454-5929 | EMAIL: [email protected]
James Butler, Interim Housing Programs Director
TEL: (831) 454-5981 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Brenda Chavez, Assistant Director of Housing Programs
TEL: (831) 454-5912 | EMAIL: [email protected]

Anaconi Ayala, Housing Programs Supervisor
TEL: (831) 454-5939 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Supervisor for Recertifications and Interim Adjustments with last names A-Lev

Zara Cordova, Housing Programs Supervisor
TEL: (831) 454-5912 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Supervisor for Recertifications and Interim Adjustments with last names Lew-Z


Katie Spurlock, Housing Programs Supervisor
TEL: (831) 454-5946 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Supervisor for FSS, Portability, S+C, Request for Tenancy Approvals and Contract Rent Increases

Lisbeth Ramirez, Housing Programs Senior Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5976 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Janet Cantolan, Leasing Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5917 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Elizabeth Rocha, Leasing Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5962 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Maggie Chavez, Inspection Scheduling
TEL: (831) 454-5932 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Efrain Cerna, Housing Inspector
TEL: (831) 454-5986 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Property Management Department
Daniel Fagan, Property Management and Client Services Director
TEL: (831) 454-5930 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Amy Gear, Assistance Director of Property Management
TEL: (831) 454-5928 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Lizette Cantolan, Property Management Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5952 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Dalia Calixto, Client Services Coordinator
TEL: (831) 454-5982 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Veronica Palomino, Administrative Clerk III – Maintenance PMD
TEL: (831) 454-5935 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Thomas Lane, Maintenance Worker
TEL: (831) 454-5960 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Salvador Mejia, Maintenance Worker
TEL: (831) 454-5960 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Ruben Payan, Maintenance Worker
TEL: (831) 454-5928 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Waiting List Department
Kathleen Kiyabu, Administrative Services Director
TEL: (831) 454-5905 | EMAIL: kathleen[email protected]
Kate Calderon, Administrative Services Supervisor
TEL: (831) 454-5972 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Patricia Martinez, Administrative Clerk III
TEL: (831) 454-5920 | EMAIL: patriciam@hacosantacruz.org
Mercedes Ortiz, Administrative Clerk III
TEL: (831) 454-5907 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Sam Ramirez, Administrative Clerk III
TEL: (831) 454-5914 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Juan Arenas, Administrative Clerk III
TEL: (831) 454-5906 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Liz Ibarra, Administrative Clerk II
TEL: (831) 454-5921 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Finance Department
Aaron Pomeroy, Finance Director
TEL: (831) 454-5908 | EMAIL: [email protected]
John Fleisher, Controller
TEL: (831) 454-5942 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Erin Vierhus, Accountant
TEL: (831) 454-5947 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Melanie Kimery, Accounting Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5945 | EMAIL: [email protected]
General Services
Affordable Housing Providers[email protected]
General Information[email protected](831) 454-9455
Landlord/Property Owners[email protected](831) 454-9457
Reasonable Accommodations[email protected](831) 454-9417
Waiting List[email protected](831) 454-5950
Housing Programs Department[email protected](831) 454-5955
Administration Department
Jennifer Panetta, Executive Director
TEL: (831) 454-5931 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Tom Graham, Deputy Executive Director
TEL: (831) 454-5960 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Rayne Perez, Principal Management Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5958 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Lorena Saines, Senior Data Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5980 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Eric Johnson, Senior Administrative Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5975 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Elizabeth Hutton, Administrative Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5941 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Jacob Waller, Administrative Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5991 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Shamama Afnan, Data Analyst
TEL: (831) 454-5936 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Courtney Byrd, Executive Secretary
TEL: (831) 454-5901 | EMAIL: [email protected]
Esther Gonzalez, Program Integrity Specialist
TEL: (831) 454-5951 | EMAIL: [email protected]

DROP BOX

Payments and documents can be dropped off at our office any time by using the drop box located to the left of our main entrance. Documents submitted in the lobby drop box will be date stamped on the date received. Documents submitted to the external drop box will be collected at 5pm every week day (including Fridays) and date stamped with the date received. Documents submitted after 5pm, on weekends, and on holidays will be date stamped on the following working day.