City Hall, First Floor
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Housing recommends policies and programs, plans and administers the first-time homebuyers program, and provides housing information and referrals.
Effective June 14, 2021, subordination requests are on hold for the next 90 days. We will not be accepting subordination requests during this time.
Redevelopment Set-Aside Funds
In accordance with the requirements of AB 987 (Health and Safety Code Section 33418), passed by the California State Legislature, a worksheet describing newly constructed, existing, and substantially rehabilitated housing units developed or otherwise assisted with redevelopment tax increment Low- and Moderate-Income Housing (LMIH) Funds, or its successor the LMIH Asset Fund, including units counted to meet inclusionary and replacement housing obligations (regardless of whether such units received any assistance from the LMIH Fund or LMIH Asset Fund) may be accessed here: Affordable Housing - MultiFamily Rehab/Dev Database.
The Affordable Housing - MultiFamily Rehab/Dev Database includes all units referenced in Health and Safety Code Section 33418(c) (including all units that may be subject to Health and Safety Code Sections 33413(a) and (b)) and is updated annually.
Please note that The Affordable Housing - MultiFamily Rehab/Dev Database is not a list of currently available housing.
The San Diego Housing Federation has put together a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Affordable Housing list with federal, state, and local resources, view the complete list here.
HUD Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Program
Housing and Community Development Services of San Diego County administers this HUD Rental Assistance Program within the City of Escondido. For information about the program visit their website, apply here, or contact the County at (858) 694-3900.
Help is available to help you stay in your home or find a new apartment. Learn more about your rights and about programs that can help you to pay your rent or utilities:
- Housing Element & Related Reports:
- Citizen Participation Plan
- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HUD has issued and the City of Escondido is availing itself of two waivers to rapidly respond to the current crisis: to reduce the required public comment period for substantial amendments to 5 days and to allow alternative opportunities, including virtual meetings, for public comment. The public may continue to make comments regarding the City’s use of CDBG, ESG or HOME funds by phone or email to Karen Youel, Housing and Neighborhood Services Manager at KYouel@escondido.org or 760-839-4518. These waivers will be available through June 30, 2021. The amended plan published on 5/13/2020.
- Consolidated Planning:
- San Diego Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice – August 2020