Recent News

Landlord Survey

At the Housing Authority, we are committed to providing excellent customer service to our landlords! Please take our brief landlord survey and let us know how we are doing. Your feedback will assist us in serving you better.

Know Your Rights Workshops

California Rural Legal Assistance, The City of Watsonville Library, Santa Cruz County Immigration Project of the Community Action Board, and the Watsonville Law Center are hosting informational workshops beginning May 15, 2018 to address important legal issues. These workshops are bilingual and free of charge to the public. Come and learn about your rights!

The workshops will be hosted on the third Tuesday of the month for the next six months at the Watsonville City Library.

The first workshop is scheduled for May 15, 2018 Immigration; June 19, 2018 Worker Right’s; July 17, 2018 Housing; August 21, 2018 Criminal Record Clearance; September 18, 2018 Education and October 16, 2018 LGBTQ+.

Our Hollister Office

The Housing Authority is in the process of relocating the Hollister office that was located at 365 4th Street. The office will remain closed until further notice. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at (831) 637-0487.

New Programs Offer Low-Cost High-Speed Internet

We are pleased to announce new opportunities for people with low-incomes to access the internet. Comcast-Xfinity, AT&T and Charter have high-speed internet service programs for $10 – $15 a month. Each company has specific qualifications. Comcast-Xfinity’s program is called ‘Internet Essentials’ and has a qualification that you are receiving rental assistance from the Housing Authority. […]

California Earned Income Tax Credit

Get all the tax credits and refunds you deserve! Why pay when you may have your income tax return filed for free? See the calendar of dates and times. IRS free tax preparation locator tool: https://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/ Assistance is available at Career Centers (Santa Cruz and Watsonville locations). Career Center Coordinators are trained on how to […]