Applications being accepted for 860 on the Wye
HASLO's new Veterans' Housing in San Luis Obispo
HASLO announces the application period for 860 on the Wye, our new Veterans' Housing in San Luis Obispo. 10 one-bedroom units are reserved for VASH Veteran program participants and 9 studio units are prioritized for other veterans. Only paper applications will be accepted and can be downloaded here. Applications received at HASLO or postmarked by January 31, 2017, will be randomly prioritized through a lottery process in February, 2017. APPLICATIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ACCEPTED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2017, AND WILL BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST IN DATE/TIME ORDER AFTER THE FEBRUARY, 2017, LOTTERY CONCLUDES. More detailed information can be found by clicking here.
Borrowing & credit basics
Community West Bank is offering free monthly financial and money management classes. Click here for more information.
HASLO earns “High Performer AwarD"
HUD has reviewed and measured HASLO’s performance using 14 different metric indicators and awarded HASLO a “High Performer” designation. HASLO received 135 points out of a maximum possible score of 135. Scott Smith, HASLO Executive Director, indicated that the organization considers both landlords and clients its customers, and places a high value on service and performance.
all waiting lists are closed; and section 8 (Housing choice voucher) is closed.
Online applications cannot be completed at this time because no waiting lists are open.
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 $41,300
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!
“South Hills Crossing represents the coming together of the private sector, HASLO, the City and financial markets to really address one of our community’s top challenges – lack of affordable rental housing. I am excited to see this project come to fruition,” said Mayor Jan Howell Marx, City of San Luis Obispo.
The Summer 2016 edition of "Affordable Housing News" highlights HASLO's new development, 860 on the Wye, in which half of the 20 apartments are reserved for veterans that have been homeless. Read the article on page 72 of the publication by clicking here.
Local, state, and federal dignitaries joined HASLO on May 31st for a Wall-Raising celebration for 860 on the Wye, HASLO's new permanent housing for veterans. One half of the apartments will be reserved for veterans that have been homeless. Read more.
HASLO just purchased property at 3680 Broad Street in San Luis Obispo for a mixed-use development that will consist of 46 apartments and commercial space. The residential complex will target local workforce households with incomes ranging from $18,000 to $50,000. Read more.
On March 19, 2015, 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.
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.
On September 25, HASLO received a donation from Pacific Western Bank in the amount of $14,750. Read more.
HASLO received a national Award of Merit, and is also one of few nominated for NAHRO's Award of Excellence. Read more.
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.
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.
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.