Housing Affordability Report

Philanthropic Opportunities in Housing Affordability for Santa Barbara County

Housing affordability affects all sectors of our community and nearly every facet of life, including education, health, well-being, economic development, and workforce, with our most vulnerable populations bearing the greatest burden. With the guidance of a 40-person advisory committee, the Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF) commissioned a report on Housing Affordability for Santa Barbara County with a focus on philanthropic opportunities.

View the Housing Affordability one-pager here.

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Report Web Links

Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE), Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County, and Santa Barbara County Community Action Network (SBCAN). For lower-income homeowners, Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara’s Home Preservation Programs


Smart Share Housing Solutions

Front Porch Home Match

National Shared Housing Resource Center

Keys to Equity

ADU Accelerator Program

Napa Sonoma ADU

Grounded Solutions Network

California Community Land Trust Network