Brand new, affordable housing soon will be available for farmworkers in Guadalupe, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) has announced. Guadalupe Court, 4202 11th St., will have 38 rental units reserved for farmworkers and their families.
The property, which is owned and managed by local nonprofit Peoples’ Self-Help Housing, will include an onsite playground, community center, and learning center with after-school tutoring and college prep. The housing comes with numerous services, has an affordable rent based on income.
Applications are still available for those interested.
“I want to really encourage anyone who works in agriculture, or who is retired from agriculture, or who has a member of their family who works in agriculture to take a look at this amazing opportunity,” said John Fowler, president/CEO of Peoples’ Self-Help Housing.
“We want to support those who provide our most valuable resource, food, many of who have been desperately waiting for years for affordable housing. Our bilingual staff are standing by for your questions and ready to help you with the application process,” he said.
Applicants must earn at least $5,753 per year from agricultural labor, and be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applications are available in-person from Riverview Townhomes, 230 Calle Cesar E. Chavez, Guadalupe; by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or online at pshhc.org.
Questions can be emailed to email@example.com or phoned in to 805-249-2040.
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 working households, seniors, veterans, those living with disabilities and the formerly homeless.
PSHH also provides homeownership opportunities through a self-help, sweat equity program that has seen more than 1,200 homes completed. PSHH has a presence in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. For more, visit pshhc.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 805-781-3088.