Housing workshop in Sonoma Valley

Organizations from throughout Sonoma County will be present to share information with residents in Sonoma Valley.

MARCH 16, 2016, 6:00pm

Altimira Middle School 17805, Arnold Drive, Sonoma

Links to the flyer:

March 16 2016 SV CONNECT

March 16 2016 Forum flyer (2) SPANISH Espanol

 

 

March 11th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Housing workshop in Sonoma Valley|

Santa Rosa Housing Series

The following series of City Council meetings are designed to provide information on actions and opportunities specific to housing development, from the review process to funding.

Links to the reports can be found at: www.SRCity.org/HousingSeries

 FEBRUARY 23, 2016

Funding Resources for Housing: Revenues that can be redirected and/or adjusted for housing projects

Process Improvement Action Plan: Process improvements specific to the […]

February 18th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Santa Rosa Housing Series|

PPSC Proud

Petaluma People Services Center is proud to be part of what makes living and working in Sonoma County such a great place.  All of our programs make a difference in our community, some were highlighted in, page 5 our SonomaWorks program helped to assist job seekers and our team of Senior Services Case Managers helped with QPR (Question Persuade, […]

February 3rd, 2016|Housing, Seniors, Volunteers|Comments Off on PPSC Proud|

a little fun in the dark can help so many

PPSC Neon Rose Classic Golf Tournament

This years 2015 neon rose golf classic benefitting PETALUMA PEOPLE SERVICE CENTER will be October 23.  Join us for 9 glowing holes of golf at rooster run golf course: register to golf, sponsor this classic event, or volunteer. Sponsor, golf or volunteer. Lets have a little fun in the dark to help the thousands […]

September 9th, 2015|Counseling, Featured, Housing, Seniors, Serving Families, Volunteers|Comments Off on a little fun in the dark can help so many|

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf

DEAF AND THOSE WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS
FACE ADDED DISCRIMINATION IN RENTAL HOUSING MARKET
National study finds deaf, hard of hearing, and those in wheelchairs told about fewer homes
WASHINGTON – Well-qualified homeseekers who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as homeseekers who use wheelchairs, are told about fewer available housing units than comparable homeseekers who can hear and walk, according […]

August 12th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf|

Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to narrow the scope of the Fair Housing Act, one of the nation’s most important civil rights laws.

In the 5-4 vote, the “court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act’s continuing role in moving the nation toward a more integrated society,” the court wrote. The ruling said a housing discrimination case can […]

June 25th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law|

Free Legal Clinic

OneJustice’s Justice Bus Project is collaborating with the Petaluma Senior Center, the Petaluma People Services Center and California Rural Legal Assistance to provide a free legal clinic for individual in need of assisiatnce with end of life planning.  During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will meet one-on-one with clients to prepare estate planning documents, including Power of Attorney for Finance, […]

May 21st, 2015|iRIDE, Seniors, SHARE Sonoma County, Volunteers|Comments Off on Free Legal Clinic|

Join the team and be part of the solution….SHARE

SHARE of Sonoma County, a program of PPSC launched a homesharing program in August 2014. SHARE (Shared Housing And Resource Exchange) is a free program for Sonoma County residents and helps to match two or more unrelated people to share a home.  We are looking for a part-time employee to help with administrative work and resource navigation.  More about the […]

April 22nd, 2015|Housing, Seniors, Serving Families|Comments Off on Join the team and be part of the solution….SHARE|

Is your home fit to live in?

When a landlord rents property to a tenant as a place to live in, the property must be in a “habitable” condition.  “Habitable” means fit to live in.  It is important that you know what to do if your home you are renting is not fit to live in.  We have received many calls in the last week about […]

April 5th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on Is your home fit to live in?|

CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?

Both federal and state of California law protects the following classes of people from discrimination in housing (a “class” is a group of people who have common characteristics or attributes such as skin color, gender, etc.).

Disabled people have significant protections when they rent living space. First, when you are seeking a rental, landlords are not allowed to ask […]

February 25th, 2015|Housing|Comments Off on CAN A LANDLORD DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN KINDS OF TENANTS?|