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  • Marin Housing Authority

    Agency: MARIN HOUSING

    Note for Coronavirus respone period:

    EVICTION MORATORIUM

    On March 24, 2020 the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency resolution to prevent residents and business owners from being evicted because of a sudden loss of income tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. This ban is in effect countywide in every city, town, and unincorporated area of Marin County and lasts until May 31, 2020, unless extended by the Board of Supervisors.
    The resolution requires renters and lease holders to notify their landlord within 30 days after the rent is due that they are unable to pay because of financial impacts related to COVID-19. Visit website for more information.

    EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
    AS AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY MARIN HOUSING AUTHORITY WILL BE OPEN FOR OPERATIONS, BUT 
    THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC


    Staff will continue to perform key functions both remotely and at the office. All communication will be conducted through phone, email, fax, or the dropbox or mail slot at both of our offices. Staff capacity is limited and clients might experience a delay in receiving services.

    INTERIM CHANGE OF INCOME
    Submit the interim form to: participant@marinhousing.org  
    ​Self-declaration of change of income will be accepted with a picture of a completed interim form.

    Updated 4/3/2020


    Owns and manages public housing units. Also administers the following programs and services:

    • Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) - provides rental subsidy for very low-income families. Client pays approximately 30% of their monthly income and Section 8 pays the remainder of the rent directly to property owner.
    • Below Market Rate Homeownership Program - provides an opportunity for low- to moderate-income, first-time homebuyers. Client may purchase specific condominium units in Marin County at less than market value.
    • Residential Rehab Loan Program - provides low-interest property improvement loans and technical assistance to qualified homeowners. Helps repair property, correct substandard conditions, and eliminate health and safety hazards.



    • Main Office
      4020 Civic Center Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94903
      Directions

    • Marin City Branch
      429 Drake Avenue
      Marin City, CA 94965
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    Agency: MARIN HOUSING

    Languages Available: Interpreter services available, English, Spanish, Vietnamese

    Payment Description: Call for fee information.

    Intake and Eligibility: Subsidized housing: Individual with a disability, senior (age 62 and over), or family that meets HUD (Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development) income eligibility. <br /> <br />Section 8 housing: Waitlist closed except to victims of domestic violence (MUST BE REFERRED TO WAITLIST BY MAWS OR CAL-WORKS).

    Areas Served:
    • Marin County




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