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Housing Resources

Update about California's COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act: Gov. Gavin Newsom recently expanded rent relief programs in California to assist tenants in paying their back rent and in preventing evictions. For more information and to apply for these services, go to the Housing is Key website

Board Policy 6911 Student Housing Partnership

Allan Hancock College and the Office of Student Services/Basic Needs offer this off-campus housing site and the listings and information contained on this site as a service to our students. The hope is that our students will be able to use this as tool to facilitate their search for suitable housing and roommates.

In conclusion, the college:

  • Does not make any representation, guarantees, or promises with respect to the condition, quality, or safety of the listed properties or the community where such property is located.
  • Does not take responsibility for the truthfulness of rental advertisements or roommate posting on this site
  • Does not inspect nor approves any off-campus housing
  • Does not verify the identity of any person posting a listing
  • Does not endorse in any way any landlord, individual, or property management business that lists properties on this site
  • Is not a roommate-matching agency and is not responsible for the actions of any person listed on this site or any resulting business transaction or relationship.

Preferred Housing Partners

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Coastline Housing Group

Coastline provides brand new town homes less than a mile from Allan Hancock College. The units are solar-powered and include state-of-the-art features like advanced air scrubbers and hand sanitizer stations. The units include the following for $635/student:

  • Furnished
  • Utilities
  • Washer and dryer
  • Gigabyte WiFi

Property is shared housing and shared bedrooms. Credit will be checked. If students don't qualify a guarantor may be used. For further information please contact the property manager using your myHancock email

Israel Hernandez
Property Manager- Coastline Housing Group (805) 310-5254


Housing is Key 

To assist eligible renters financial assistance for their rent and/or utilities.
Who Can Apply?
Renters who have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19, have past due rent or utilities, and
have a household income that is not more than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).
How Much Rent Relief Will I get?
Eligible renters whose landlords choose not to participate may still apply on their own and receive 25% of unpaid rent accrued between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 through a direct payment to their
landlord. If a landlord refuses direct payment, the 25% can be paid to the renter to pay missed rent to
their landlord by June 30, 2021. Paying 25% of past due rent by June 30, 2021 can help keep renters in
their homes under the extended eviction protections provided by SB91.
How Do I Apply?
To check eligibility requirements, apply or find a Local Partner Network organization who can assist you
further. Visit or call 833-430-5122, toll free.


"The California Homeless Youth Project (CHYP) compiled lists of basic needs resources in order to make these resources more accessible to undergraduate students. The 50 California Community College campuses, 23 California State University campuses, and 9 University of California campuses"

211 Santa Barbara COUNTY

Provides free, confidential, 24 hour information to help you find:

  • Affordable housing
  • After school programs
  • Tenant's rights assistance
  • Emergency shelters
  • Public assistance programs

Available 24/7, 7 days a week.


The Good Samaritan Shelter provides a wide range of shelter for those within the community. A few of the services provided are:

  • Emergency shelter for adults and families
  • Family shelters
  • Permanent housing
  • Out patient and alcohol treatment
  • Mental health services

Aside it provides after school programs for children and assist our Veterans. 


The HACSB assist those individuals in housing while in a time of need; working families, seniors on fixed incomes, and persons with disabilities. The housing programs they currently have to help members of the community are as follows:

  • Section 8
  • Work force
  • Senior housing
  • Supportive housing



People's self-help housing supports low income families, farm workers, seniors, and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. While also having services to promote health, well-being, and career success.


Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People in Santa Ynez reach from the Santa Ynez Valley to Los Alamos. 

Their service staff is working with clients over the phone at this time but they are still providing their services. They have food, emergency programs that may help pay rent or bills and more. If you are interested and fall under their service area please refer them to call their main office at (805) 588-2572 and ask for Victor.


The County of Santa Barbara is offering Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance through United Way of Santa Barbara County to eligible County of Santa Barbara residents, that have experienced a loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and can demonstrate the need for rental support. This Emergency Rent Assistance Program is intended to prevent homelessness by providing rent assistance to residents. 

The Program will provide a rent subsidy for qualifying households currently living in rental units who cannot pay rent because of a loss or reduction of income due to COVID-19. 

Assistance payments to applicants will be paid directly to landlord and/or utility providers on behalf of the applicant.

There are strict eligibility requirements for this funding opportunity, please review the United Way Website for full details.

Apply Here