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.






We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Scheduled Opening of Three-Bedroom PBV Waitlist for Ironworks Apartments

HASLO will accept applications for the three-bedroom PBV (Project-Based Voucher) waitlist for Ironworks Apartments at 3682 Broad Street in San Luis Obispo. We are excited to report that this property was leased up in October 2018.  This waiting list is to develop an interest list for any three-bedroom vacancies that may occur in the future.  At this point in time, we do not have any available units.

Online applications will be accepted from January 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m., through January 22, 2019, 4:00 p.m.  The waitlist will be generated by date and time of applications submitted through the online portal. If you need assistance with the on-line application, please come to the HASLO office at 487 Leff Street, San Luis Obispo.

Please note that there are occupancy standards for the 3-bedroom units; applicants who do not qualify for the occupancy standard will not be added to the waiting list.

The link to apply for the Ironworks’ 3-bedroom PBV wait list will be available at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019.

iron works apartments wait list

We are now accepting paper applications (click here).  Paper applications will be accepted in date and time order.

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Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) and Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) Assistance Programs are rental assistance programs operated by HASLO under it's housing authority designation from HUD.  There are income limits in effect for these programs.  Generally, income should be at or below 30% AMI or 50% AMI (Area Median Income) based on household size.  The majority of vouchers will be issued to those at or below 30% AMI.


All waiting lists for rental assistance, except as noted below, are closed.

The 4-bedroom Waiting Lists for Public Housing and Madonna Road Apartments are 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 5

  • Total maximum household income may not exceed a range of $44,150-$53,950 depending on family size

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!



860 on the Wye Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of 860 on the Wye on Tuesday, June 27 was a huge success with local representatives and the community coming out to show their support to the veterans who now have a permanent home in San Luis Obispo.  

South hills crossing grand opening was celebrated on Thursday, September 8, 2016  

“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.

860 on the Wye Highlighted in "Affordable Housing News"

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.

860 on the Wye Wall-Raising

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.

Mixed Income Workforce Housing and Commercial Space will be Developed on Recently Purchased Site  

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.

Groundbreaking for 43 New Affordable Apartments in SLO

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.

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.