Affordable & Fair HOUSING RESOURCES
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Low Income Apartments and housing in san diego county
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Inventory of HUD approved low-income housing options in San Diego County.
The City of El Cajon operates rehabilitation programs to help lower-income, single-family homeowners or mobile-homeowners in El Cajon, as well as a small apartment complex rehabilitation program. El Cajon also offers first-time home buyer programs for its residents. Other housing programs are also available from time to time. Information on rental assistance for El Cajon residents is available through the County of San Diego Housing Authority by calling: (858) 694-4801 or by calling 2-1-1.
RENTAL & UTILITY ASSISTANCE DURING COVID-19
Home Start, Inc.
333 Main St., El Cajon, CA 92020
Rental and Utility Assistance during COVID-19 for El Cajon and La Mesa. Call for an appointment in advance.
COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Households must earn no more than 80% area median income to qualify (e.g. a single-person household can earn up to $64,700 and a four-person household can earn up to $92,400). In addition, qualifying applicants must be at risk of losing their housing or otherwise facing housing instability. Housing instability could include being behind on rent and/or utilities.
To apply to the County’s ERAP visit www.SDHCD.org. The application is available in several languages. Applicants who do not have internet access or need additional language support can call (858) 694-4801. Applications accepted through March 31, 2021 although check to see if there is an extension.
Fair Housing, Rental disputes, discrimination and Infestations
327 Van Houten, El Cajon, CA 92020
COVID-19 PROTECTIONS AND GUIDELINES
Factsheet regarding the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020 and the Fair Housing Act-- Click Here.
CSA San Diego County has decades of experience as advocates for fair housing and in mediating tenant/landlord issues, and we continue to do so today. Other issues CSA addresses include: hate crime prevention, civil rights of first generation immigrants, human trafficking, youth education, and voter education.
Residents having issues with bedbugs or other infestations can contact CSA San Diego for consultation about their housing rights (both landlords and tenants). Contact CSA at (619) 444-5700. If you are a resident trying to get rid of bedbugs in your home, CLICK HERE to view an informative website on "how to" rid your household of bedbugs.