Applications for new PSHH affordable housing now available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Central Coast, CA, February 4, 2020

Applications are now available for Guadalupe Court, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing’s (PSHH) newest affordable housing for farmworkers in Guadalupe, CA. Primary applicants must earn a substantial portion of income from farm labor (more than $5,753 per year), and be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.

Applications are available in-person from Riverview Townhomes, located at 230 Calle Cesar E. Chavez, Guadalupe, CA by email at gc@pshhc.org or online at www.pshhc.org. Questions regarding the application process or the future housing can be emailed to gc@pshhc.org or made by phone to (805) 215-0030.

Completed applications can be submitted in person beginning Friday, February 28 from 12 noon to 7pm, at the Riverview Townhomes.  Each application will be time and date stamped and added to the waiting list in the order received. All mailed applications will subsequently added and processed beginning Monday, March 2.

Guadalupe Court offers 38 rental units, an outdoor courtyard with barbecue area, and an innovative playground and community center.  The site also includes site-based educational programs with after-school tutoring and college prep. The platinum level ‘Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) has net-zero energy features and a greywater irrigation system.

Funding partners for Guadalupe Court include the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Equity Fund, Chase, California Community Reinvestment Corp., and NeighborWorks America. Development partners include CSA Architects, Civil Design Studio, and Robert Andrew Fowler Landscape Architecture.

About PSHH

Founded in 1970, PSHH is the longest-serving nonprofit affordable housing organization on the Central Coast. With a mission of building homes and providing services to strengthen communities and change lives, PSHH serves low-income households, working families, seniors, veterans, those living with disabilities and the formerly homeless. It also provides homeownership opportunities through a self-help, “sweat equity” program that has seen over 1,200 homes successfully completed. PSHH has a presence in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, manages nearly 2,000 rental units, and employs over 200 staff members. For more information, visit pshhc.org, email info@pshhc.org or phone (805) 781-3088.

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Media Contact: communications@pshhc.org, (805) 548-2340

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