Agriculture Rural Housing Services

Brief Description: 
Provides affordable housing to households who earn a substantial portion of their income as farm laborers.
Summary: 

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz owns and manages 70 two and three bedroom units
of U.S. Department ofAgriculture-Rural Housing Service (USDA-RHS) in Santa Cruz County at two
different sites in and near Watsonville. This program is designed to provide affordable housing to
households who earn a substantial portion of their income as farm laborers and who either (1) are
citizens of the United States, or (2) reside in the United States after being legally admitted for
permanent residence.

Address: 
Division of Housing Authority
2931 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060-5709
Phone: 831-454-9455
Hours: 
Mon-Thu 8am-5pm
Eligibility: 

A substantial amount of income must come from farm work; and must either be a U.S. Citizen or
legally admitted for permanent residence.

Restrictions: 

Restricted to legal farm workers.

Application/Registration Procedure: 

Go to http://hacosantacruz.org for an application form.

Questions for Client: 
Do you earn most of your income througlr farm labor? Are you a U.S. Citizen? Have you been legally admitted for permanent residence?
Tags: 
Housing
Keywords: 
farmer, citizen