Becoming a Resident

Below are answers to questions we often get asked when someone is interested in becoming a resident of Villa de Vida Poway.

How do I qualify to live at Villa de Vida?

The Housing Authority of the County of San Diego (HACSD) will open a new waiting list for those interested in applying to live at Villa de Vida Poway. All applicants will be selected from the HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting List.  The HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting List is not currently open. HACSD will notify the public when the HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting List will open and interested individuals will be given a chance to apply in person, online or by calling HACSD.

HACSD will provide project-based vouchers (PBVs) to eligible applicants. PBVs help low-income families and individuals with the cost of their rent at a specific location. The HACSD will determine an applicant’s eligibility for the PBV program in accordance to the policies found in the HACSD Administrative Plan.   Waiting list priority is based on date and time of application, as well as living or working in the HACSD’s jurisdiction. Additionally, to qualify to live at Villa de Vida the head of household must meet the specific definition of disability, as this property is designated for a special population. The head of household must also be an individual adult with Developmental Disabilities or be an adult with disabilities that may benefit from the services offered through this development.

For updates on the opening of the HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting List or for more information please go to the following website: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/sdhcd/ or contact: Housing Authority of the County of San Diego at 858-694-4801.

Do you give preferences to volunteers or donors?

NO. While we appreciate the generosity of our volunteers and/or donors, we CANNOT give preferences. We have to comply with Fair Housing and other regulatory standards depending on our funding sources.

How do I stay updated when new information about becoming a resident becomes available?

The best way to get direct information from the County is to subscribe to receive email or text notifications by going to the following site: https://service.govdelivery.com/accounts/CASAND/subscriber/new and selecting your preferences under the Housing category.

Notification about the opening of the HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting List will also be posted on the HACSD website found here: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/sdhcd/.  Once the HACSD Villa de Vida Waiting Lists open, you may choose to apply online by visiting: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/sdhcd/rental-assistance.html

You can also join our mailing list or update your mailing preferences if you are already on our mailing list. Here’s how:

JOIN THE VDV MAILING LIST

  1. Click here to join

  2. Make sure you select “Becoming a resident” in the “I’m interested in…” section.

UPDATE YOUR MAILING LIST PREFERENCES

  1. Open any email you have received from us.

  2. Scroll to the bottom and click on the “Update your preferences” link.

  3. Select “Becoming a resident” in the “I’m interested in…” section and then click the “Update Profile” button.

 
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