Santa Monica Housing Division - Affordable Housing



Affordable Housing Programs & Resources

The Santa Monica Housing Authority manages rental assistance programs for approximately 1,400 very-low and low-income households.
Find out more about these programs below:

Section 8 

Also known as the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Section 8 assists low and very-low income households by subsidizing their rent with a federally-funded voucher. 

At Risk of Losing Housing or Homeless

Have you recently lost, or might be at risk of losing your home? Are you experienceing homelessness? Visit this page to find out more about urgent assistance options.


View this page if you are 65 or older and looking for affordable housing in Santa Monica.

Moderate Income Housing Waitlist

If your income is low to moderate, and higher than the maximum income allowed to apply for Section 8, you may be eligible to apply for the Moderate Income, or AHPP, waitlist. View this page for more information.

Additional Resources

Are you a veteran? Living with a disability? View this page for more helpful resources.

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