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Question: Are earthquake retrofit loans available?

Answer: Yes, click here to see one option.  Page 1 | Page 2

Another option is the Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program. Click here

Question: When is the next Members’ Meeting?

Answer: Click on Calendar. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month

Question: What should I do as a housing provider?

Answer: Read Rosario's 20 great things to do as a housing provider.  Click here to read

Question: Where can I get the booklet about lead-based paint?

Answer:  The booklet is called: The Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right. It is available online. Click here

Question: Where can I get the “lead” booklet that must be given to new tenants?

Answer:  The booklet is called: Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home. It is available online. Click here

Question: What are the Section 8 Rent Maximum Rents?

Answer: Effective as of January 1, 2024, the SMHA Payment Standards increase to: 

HCV [Section 8], CoC, HOME, VASH, and EHVs leasing within City limits 

Zip Code  





 SAFMR 90401 (100%) 





SAFMR 90402 (100%) 





SAFMR 90403 (100%) 





SAFMR 90404 (110%) 





SAFMR 90405 (100%) 





Zip code-based SAFMRs do not apply to Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) which align with the payment standard based on the Metropolitan Fair Market Rents (FMRs), nor to participants of other SMHA rental assistance voucher programs leased outside the City of Santa Monica through Portability or an interagency agreement. 

For more information see: - Santa Monica Housing Office - Payment Standard

Question: When was the Bed Bug notification due to the tenants?

Answer:  Forms were due by January 1, 2018. The form is available online. Click here

Question: Is My Tenant Making Money Renting My Property for Home Sharing?

Answer:  Check the Santa Monica Home Sharing Registry. Use the search bar on the top right side of the Home Sharing Registry (It has a small magnifying glass and says: Find in this Dataset) by putting in your street name only. Then press the Enter key.

If your property is on a numbered street, type it in with NO spaces...for example...14th – it won't work if you type in 14 th. For the Registry, click here

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