Housing

The Department of Planning & Building's Housing and Economic Development Section is dedicated to creating affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households through the administration of grant programs and various housing-related plans & policies.

Services

Affordable Housing

Department of Planning & Building staff assists the Board of Supervisors by preparing and implementing affordable housing policies and ordinances. Staff also manages grant programs that support affordable housing development, infrastructure improvements, and homeless services. The primary source of the grant funds is the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

2018 Action Plan

The County of San Luis Obispo and the cities of Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo are inviting interested persons to attend public workshops for discussion of housing and community development needs that could be addressed though CDBG, HOME, and ESG funding. The purpose of the workshops is to receive input on the community needs and provide information about the application process for the 2018 Action Plan.

Housing Plans & Policies

Housing plans and policies include the Housing Element, the 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, the Fair Housing Plan, and the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

HUD Grant Programs

The Urban County of San Luis Obispo is a partnership among the cities of Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, and the County of San Luis Obispo. This partnership receives grant funds under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Continuum of Care (CoC), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).