Pismo Terrace: Applications Open Now!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – County of San Luis Obispo, CA, March 21, 2023 – Starting on Monday, March 20, applications have been made available for Pismo Terrace: new affordable housing from People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH).

A collaboration with the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition, Pismo Terrace is a new construction project on a 1.2 acre site, just minutes away from the Pismo Beach coastline. Estimated to be complete in September 2023, this housing will provide 50 new units of affordable housing for low-income households. There will be 1 and 2-bedroom floorplans available, all equipped with a new refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, tasteful window shades, and attractive vinyl flooring. There will also be mobility and sensory-accessible units available. Pismo Terrace has precedent setting significance, as it has been approved, funded, and planned in record time.

Amenities include a community room, laundry facilities, a playground, and bike racks. PSHH will provide compassionate onsite property management and free supportive housing services.

“As construction at Pismo Terrace enters these exciting final stages, we are gearing up for the property to open,” said Ken Trigueiro, CEO & President of People’s Self-Help Housing. “We encourage those who have been long-awaiting new affordable housing in San Luis Obispo County will submit their applications and find a new place to call home.”

Eligibility is based on income requirements, occupancy limits, and other property-specific criteria. Section 8 vouchers are welcomed. Applications are available in English & Spanish:

Applications will be due on Monday, April 10. Prospective residents can also call (805) 556-9007 with any questions. To learn more about People’s Self-Help Housing, visit pshhc.org.

About People’s Self-Help Housing (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, farmworkers, 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, Ventura and Monterey counties, manages over 2,000 rental units, and employs over 200 staff members. PSHH acknowledges the indigenous people of the territories that our organization occupies, including the Chumash, Salinan, Yokuts, Kitanemuk, and Tataviam people. To read the full land acknowledgement, visit pshhc.org/IDEA. For more information about the organization, visit pshhc.org, email info@pshhc.org or phone (805) 781-3088.


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

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