Housing and Community Development

Public Notices

FY 2018-19 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

The County Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to issue this NOFA to inform eligible organizations and affordable housing developers about grants and loan opportunities for fiscal year July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. The County Board of Supervisors makes all funding decisions. 

Estimated funds available:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services programs - $161,084
  • CDBG Capital, economic development and other - $951,717
  • HOME program funds - $2,593,000
  • County in-lieu funds for affordable housing development - $2,019,907

The amounts listed above include program income received and any uncommitted prior year funds. The estimated FY 2018-19 federal allocations are listed in Section III of the NOFA.


Click links for:


NOFA Calendar

Be sure to refer to NOFA Calendar for important information on mandatory trainings. Check back regularly for updated calendars.

Trainings take place November 15th and 16th. Attendance at training is required for CDBG applicants only. Training is not required for applicants of HOME or In-lieu funds. See NOFA Calendar for training dates and locations.

The Application Due Date is 5:00 pm Friday, January 12, 2018


Applications are accepted online only at:

Zoomgrants Application


Coordinated Entry RFQ

The County of Santa Barbara, Division of Housing and Community Development is pleased to issue this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to identify an interested and qualified provider to serve as the Coordinating Agency for the Coordinated Entry System (CES) for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara Continuum of Care (CoC) for 2018. For more information click here.


 2017 Continuum of Care

2017 CoC Application

2017 CoC Priority Listing


New Inclusionary Housing Development 

Tree Farm Ad Long

Tree Farm Lottery Application and Buyer Information Packet

Site and Floor Plans for Oliva Units

Sample Tree Farm Covenant


The public is invited to comment on the Draft 2016-17 CAPER. All comments must be received by 9/27/17.



The public is invited to comment on a Draft Amendment to the FY 17-18 Action Plan. The 30 day comment period ends September 12, 2017. The public is also invited to attend the Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on September 12th, 2017.


Draft Amendment

For information on the Public Hearing click:  https://santabarbara.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx


Comments can be mailed to:

County of Santa Barbara, Community Service Department

Housing and Community Development   Attn: Deputy Director

123 E Anapamu St. 2nd Floor

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

or Email  HCD@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

The Santa Maria / Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (CoC) issues  2017 Public Solicitation for new Project Applications, deadline to apply August 10, 2017

Santa Barbara NOFA Summary 2017

2017 CoC Competition Solicitation

2017 CoC Competition NOFA Timeline

CoC Review and Rank Committee Results

The Continuum of Care Review and Rank Committee has made funding recommendations for the 2017 State ESG Applications submitted in March for funding.  For more information click here .

Final FY 17-18 Action Plan has been completed


To read the Final 17-18 Action Plan: 

 HCD Assisted Programs in the News
For all CDBG grantees, please complete the required CDBG Estimated Disbursements form, click here.

2015-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2015-16 Action Plan

Environmental Notices and Opportunities for Public Comment

View and submit comments on pending projects and environmental reviews! Visit our Public Notices webpage for more information. 

2017 In Lieu Fees for Santa Barbara County Inclusionary Housing Program


Keep Your Home California
Keep Your Home California offers four new programs to help California families struggling to pay their mortgages. For additional information, please visit their website or call toll free (888) 954-KEEP(5337).

Housing Resources
Information on
rental housing, Section 8, Public Housing, landlord/tenant issues or other programs



Dinah Lockhart

Deputy Director of Housing and Community Development

County of Santa Barbara

Community Services Department

Housing and Community Development Division

123 E. Anapamu St., 2nd Floor

Santa Barbara, CA 93101



(805) 568-3520

(805) 568-1091


Si necesita asistencia en español, favor de llamar a Miriam Moreno al 805-568-3520




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