City: Santa Barbara

Heath House

Housing for Formerly Homeless Women Historic Heath House, near downtown Santa Barbara, previously served as a hospice home for AIDS patients. It had fallen into disrepair prior to PSHH purchasing the property in 2020, which led to a great opportunity to restore and extensively rehabilitate the cherished community landmark. The two-story, 2,500 square-foot Heath House… Read more »

Victoria Street Bungalows I & II

Housing for Individuals & Families Purchased in 1997, Victoria Street Bungalows consists of 10 one- and two-bedroom cottages, originally built in the 1930s and a separate 6 unit building consisting of transitional apartments, added in 2005. The units are in high demand due to their unique design and convenient location. The city continues to suffer… Read more »

Ladera Street Apartments

Housing for Families In March 1999, the “Milagro de Ladera” apartment complex was transformed into a beautiful and affordable residential community. Children enjoy a fully landscaped courtyard with playground equipment, a basketball court and rose gardens. A new community room provides a convenient place for after-school programs, recreational activities, adult educational and enrichment programs. Talents… Read more »

Victoria Hotel

Housing for Single Room Occupants The City of Santa Barbara approached PSHH to purchase this last Single Room Occupancy (SRO) hotel downtown. The majority of residents were very-low-income seniors, veterans, and formerly-homeless individuals. In 2001 the Victoria Hotel was purchased, and then renovated and restored to its original California Mission/Art Deco style. Improvements included, a… Read more »

Jardin de las Rosas

Housing for Individuals & Families Completed in 2018, Jardin de las Rosas features 40 affordable rental units located near downtown Santa Barbara and consists of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units plus the Michael Towbes Community Center and the Jeanette Duncan Learning Center, which offer supportive services like educational programs for children and workforce preparedness for… Read more »

St. Vincent’s Garden

Housing for Families Managed by People’s Self-Help Housing, this 75-unit affordable rental housing development features units varying in size from two to four bedrooms.

Casas las Granadas

Housing for Individuals & Families Casas las Granadas was completed December 2007 and provides 12 new, permanently affordable one-bedroom rental units set aside for “downtown workers”. The apartments range in size from 485 to 575 square feet, and especially benefit resident who may not have a car. The development’s downtown convenient location, across from the… Read more »