Learn about housing programs and services
Fair Housing Services
U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development, Office
of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity: Fair Housing
To file a housing discrimination complaint https://www.hud.gov/fairhousing/fileacomplaint
ECHO Fair Housing Services
Legal Services for Seniors
California Rural Legal Assistance
Central Coast Center for Independent Living
Center for Community Advocacy
April HUD Fair Housing Month
Fair Housing Month | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
California Tenants and Landlords Rights and Responsibilities
Resources – Tenant (ca.gov)
HUD Housing Assistance
Need Housing Assistance? – HUD Exchange
Home Repair Financing
2 1 1 / United Way Monterey County:
Home Rehabilitation Programs
Reasonable Accommodation Procedure
City Council Policy C11-01, Reasonable Accommodation
Residential Inspection Services
Shared Housing Programs for Seniors
Subordinate Units / Accessory Dwelling Units
California Department of Housing and Community Development
Accessory Dwelling Unit Handbook, Updated July 2022
Resources from The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey
Rental Housing Resource Guide
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Accessible Housing for persons with Disabilities
Other Resources and Links
2-1-1 Monterey County is a program of United Way of Monterey County that provides comprehensive information and referral services for Monterey County.
Alliance on Aging is a nonprofit provider of senior services in Monterey County, providing a range of programs, including Medicare Counseling & Education (HICAP), Senior Peer Counseling, Nursing Home Information & Advocacy, Tax Counseling for the Elderly, Benefits Checkup, and a monthly Senior Outreach Luncheon in Salinas.
Central Coast Center for Independent Living promotes the independence of people with disabilities by supporting their equal and full participation in life. CCCIL provides advocacy, education, and support to people with disabilities, their families, and the community.
Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association, Inc. (CHISPA) is a private nonprofit housing developer based in Monterey County. CHISPA manages all of their apartment buildings and provides onsite educational and recreational programs for residents in partnership with local community organizations, including the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County, Read to Me Project, Alisal Percussion, Arts Council for Monterey County, and Alliance on Aging.
Community Human Services (CHS) is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing high-quality mental health, substance abuse, and homeless services to Monterey County residents to help them reach their full potential.
HUD Exchange, Housing and Homeless Assistance
Interim, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization that provides a unique combination of support services, housing, and treatment for adults with mental illness in Monterey County. Services provided include affordable supportive housing, residential treatment, mental health and dual recovery services, case coordination, therapeutic services, outreach and intensive support for homeless adults, supported education and employment, day treatment, and peer support.
MidPen Housing is a nonprofit developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing in Northern California.
Veterans Transition Center of California is a nonprofit that empowers Veterans to transition from crisis to self-sufficiency. VTC operates out of the old Fort Ord complex and provides homeless Veterans and their families with food, clothing, case management, life skills, substance abuse counseling, benefit enrollment, medical referrals, employment training, and housing.