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Housing

HOUSING 

HOUSING RESOURCE GUIDE
The Housing Resource Guide is a City publication containing information on the affordable housing in Camarillo and housing related programs. This resource is updated regularly by the Department of Community Development and is available online and at the City Hall Community Development public counter.


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AFFORDABLE HOUSING INTERESTED PARTIES LIST
Please click here to request to be added to the City’s Affordable Housing Interested Parties List. Your name will be on the list for two years. After two years, your name will be removed. If you wish to remain on the list, please contact Community Development Department at (805)388-5360.

If the City takes ownership of an affordable residential unit and is seeking a buyer, the list will be utilized to contact interested individuals in the order of the list. Affordable units are located throughout the city in the following developments: Cedarbrook Walk, Mission Walk, Wickford Place, Mulberry Place, Courtyards at Camarillo Springs, Tesoro Walk, Springville, Teso Robles, and ParkWest.

Homeowners of affordable units are not required to utilize the City’s Affordable Housing Interested Parties List when selling their home. However, it will be provided to them as a resource.

HOUSING RESOURCES
Habitat Home Repair Program is offered by Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County to promote independence for low-income homeowners by addressing critical health and safety needs within their homes. Since 2011 this program has helped 160 individuals and families, including many seniors, veterans and people with disabilities stay safe and secure in their own home. For more information, please visit www.habitatventura.org/homerepairs/.

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), Low Rent Public Housing Program, and Agency Owned/Managed Housing Program are administered by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura. The federally funded, non-profit, public agency serves the cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, and the unincorporated areas of the county. For more information, please visit www.ahacv.org/housing_programs.shtml.  

Home Buyer’s Workshops are offered by the Area Housing Authority to provide information on tax benefits, raising FICO score, and loan options for first-time buyers available through the state of California. For more information, please visit www.ahacv.org/home_buyers_workshops.shtml.

Down payment assistance and lending, financial coaching, and home buyer education are offered by Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) to assist low- to moderate-income families in buying affordable homes in Ventura County. For more information, please visit www.vccdc.org.
 
HomeShare Program is administered by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging, that matches people looking for housing with people that have extra space and are looking for a roommate. This is an alternative way of meeting housing needs that benefits renters and homeowners alike. Some reasons people share include: companionship, help with chores and light housekeeping, or financial assistance with taxes, utilities, and maintenance. For more information, please visit www.vcaaa.org/our-services/housing/.


FAIR HOUSING

NO RESIDENTIAL EVIVTIIONS IN CAMARILLO DUE TO COVID-19 FINANCIAL HARDSHIP - EOC DIRECTOR ORDER NO. 20-2

HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER (HRC)
Camarillo is a part of the Ventura County Fair Housing Consortium, which contracts with the Housing Rights Center (HRC). HRC is the nation's largest non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to securing and promoting Fair Housing. HRC was founded in 1968, the same year that Congress passed the Fair Housing Act (FHA). HRC mission is to actively support and promote freedom of residence through education, advocacy, and litigation, to the end that all persons have the opportunity to secure the housing they desire and can afford, without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, ancestry, age, source of income or other characteristics protected by law.​ Free services include: landlord tenant counseling, outreach and education, and discrimination investigation

PLEASE NOTE: HRC is closed to the public during the COVID-19 emergency, but still operating their Landlord/Tenant Hotline to handle the fair housing calls during COVID-19 orders and safety guidelines. Please leave a message and the HRC will call back within 24-48 hours.  The hotline number is 1-800-477-5977.  Complaints may also be sent by email to: [email protected].