Contact Us

Street Address:
487 Leff Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4347

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1289
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406

Phone: (805) 543-4478
Fax: (805) 543-4992
Maintenance Fax: (805) 541-2973
Housing Mgmt Fax: (805) 595-1372

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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4347


The Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) has a mission to assist the counties lower income citizens secure and maintain long-term housing. It is a mission the Housing Authority takes very seriously and executes  creatively and diligently.




Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) 

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) pre-application period is closed.  In October, 500 applicants will be randomly selected for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) wait list.  


Do not call or email for updates about the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) lottery.

Notifications will be e-mailed and sent via USPS to all applicants as applications are processed.



all public housing and project-based wait lists are closed

Please note:  the 4-bedroom waiting lists for Public Housing & Madonna Road Apartments will remain open.

Please click below to print a paper application (no online applications allowed) if you meet the following eligibility requirements for a four-bedroom unit:

  • Minimum family size of five
  • Total maximum household income may not exceed $41,650

Click here for the four-bedroom paper application.

Since 1968 HASLO has been helping people in San Luis Obispo County with housing that fits their budgets and needs. We're always looking for volunteers and new ways to help. Find out how you can contribute!



Groundbreaking for 43 new affordable apartments in slo

On March 19, a Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the South Street Family Apartments in San Luis Obispo, 43 new affordable apartments for families with annual incomes at or below 60 percent of the county's median income.   Read more.

HASLO Receives NAHRO's 2014 Agency Award of Excellence

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) presented HASLO Executive Director Scott Smith with the "2014 Agency Award of Excellence in Program Innovation - Affordable Housing" during NAHRO's National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 17th.  Read more.

HASLO Honored by $14,750 Donation from Pacific Western Bank

On September 25, HASLO received a donation from Pacific Western Bank in the amount of $14,750.  Read more.

HASLO Receives National Award for Homeownership

HASLO received a national Award of Merit, and is also one of few nominated for NAHRO's Award of Excellence.  Read more.

ACH Payment Available

If you are tired of writing a check or having to secure a Money Order every month to pay your rent, sign up for “ACH” Direct Pay. The rent will be taken out of your checking account automatically on the 4th of every month.  Read more.

Maintenance Customer Service has Moved

The Maintenance Customer Service Department has moved to the main office located at 487 Leff Street in San Luis Obispo, but the phone number remains the same:  (805) 543-1026.  Read more.

No Smoking Policy

The Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) implemented a smoke-free policy on January 1, 2013, that prohibits residents from smoking in all of our public housing units and some of our San Luis Obispo Non-Profit complexes. The ban on smoking will eventually reach all of our housing units.  Read more.