On June 27, 2017, HASLO celebrated the Grand Opening of 860 on the Wye, San Luis Obispo’s new veterans’ housing. Ten of the twenty apartments were filled by homeless veterans. Mayor Heidi Harmon and District 3 County Supervisor Adam Hill spoke in support of the project and the veterans who found a permanent home. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham’s office presented certificates of appreciation to all the veterans. The San Luis Obispo County Band added much to the celebratory atmosphere with a fitting selection.Read More
HUD 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.”
On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the City of San Luis Obispo will celebrate the grand opening of South Hills Crossing, a new affordable apartment community done in partnership between ROEM Corporation and the Housing Authority of the San Luis Obispo (HASLO).
“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.
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Local, state, and federal dignitaries joined HASLO on May 31, 2016, 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. 860 on the Wye is the first development of its kind in San Luis Obispo County.Read More
The Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) closed escrow on March 24, 2016, on 1.6 acres of vacant land located at 3680 Broad Street in San Luis Obispo. The property is an “in-fill” site situated between Blackhorse Expresso and Bakery on the north and Marigold Shopping Center on the south, with SESLOC Federal Credit Union and Damen-Garcia Sports Fields on the west.Read More
Bedding product supplier Danican has begun distributing mattress and pillow protectors to shelters in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., as part of its Danican Cares initiative.
Recently, Danican CEO Thomas Frismodt presented 25 sets of Danican Care Packages to Traci Walker, Resident Services Coordinator for Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo’s, SLO Non-Profit Housing Corp., which develops affordable rental housing throughout San Luis Obispo County.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. The $14.1 million project is being developed as a partnership between HASLO and ROEM Corp.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 17, 2014.Read More
On September 25, 2014, HASLO received a donation from Pacific Western Bank in the amount of $14,750. Scott Smith, Executive Director of HASLO, received the check from Lynda J. Nahra, President of Pacific Western Bank’s Central Coast Region.Read More