San Diego Housing Commission is a public housing authority that has provided three AFI grants since 2007; its goal has been to help low-income families become economically self-sufficient through a comprehensive array of education, support services, and IDAs.
San Diego Housing Commission emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization with the goal of helping low-income families become economically self-sufficient through a comprehensive array of education, support services, and IDAs. The commission has been successful in opening IDAs, recruiting participants, providing financial education, and purchasing assets.
San Diego Housing Commission partners with Community HousingWorks, United Way of San Diego County, County of San Diego, South County Career Center, and Family Health Centers of San Diego to provide grant administration, monitoring, reporting, evaluation, referrals, asset-specific education, program design and oversight, and case management.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Aspire - Families Building Assets
292 IDAs have been opened.
110 participants have received financial education.
$220,835 saved by participants.
56 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $400,000
San Diego Housing Commission focuses on eligible housing-assisted residents of San Diego’s South Bay region.
San Diego Housing Commission
1122 Broadway, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 231-9400 www.sdhc.org