Home Purchase Information
Home buying educational seminars, mortgage refinance benefits, and rental assistance programs available to full-time staff and faculty. Click here for more information.
Below is usage data to see how many employees of Santa Barbara City College have benefited from the housing services provided by Coastal Housing Partnership. Thank you to the SBCC Foundation for their sponsorship of this fantastic benefit!
Home Purchase Benefit 11 employees with an average savings of $4,500. Total savings $49,500
Mortgage Refinance Benefit 13 employees with an average savings of $500. Total savings $6,500
Rental Assistance Benefit 5 employees with an average savings of $600. Total savings $3,000
Home Buying Seminars 39 employees with an average savings of $25. Total savings $975
Total SBCC employee savings January 2021- December 2021 was $59,975.
Total SBCC employees who used Coastal Housing benefits was 68.
One employee shared this:
"We really appreciate SBCC offering this home buying benefit. By offering this benefit it shows the commitment they have to their employee's well-being."
You can view a recent webinar sponsored by Coastal Housing Partnership discussing all of the housing benefits provided to employees of Santa Barbara City College.
Santa Barbara County Housing and Community Development Department
The County of Santa Barbara Housing Authority also has programs available to local residents of the County who meet certain income criteria. There is an Interest List sign-up form you can complete to be notified when an affordable unit becomes available for purchase.
Please go to their website for additional information Homebuyers resources.
Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara
Loans available through the Workforce HomeBuyer Program. They provide a loan assistance for market rate homes and a loan assistance program for affordable resale restricted homes. Please go to their website for details on the program South Coast Workforce Homebuyer Program.