Please note we have a new resident maintenance handbook available. You can find this in the "Forms and Documents" section or at the bottom of this page
The Housing Authority Maintenance Department personnel are skilled technicians able to perform the repairs necessary to maintain the dwelling unit as well as the complexes in decent, safe and sanitary conditions. Personnel are responsible for:
Janitorial of common Areas
Landscaping of common Areas
Vacancy preparation for re-renting
Maintaining PHA owned laundry facilities
Heating & Water distribution
Residents’ routine maintenance requests
Building Systems inspections
Annual inspections of all PHA owned dwellings
Building interior and exterior repairs
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Requesting Routine Repair Services
Residents of the PHA owned complexes needing repairs to the dwelling unit or to the complex in which they live can request such service by contacting the maintenance department at (805) 626-5663.
Residents are encouraged to report all problems or necessary repairs as they occur by calling the Housing Authority during normal working hours. Residents my leave a detailed message for repair requests, which are retrieved on a regular basis by personnel.
When leaving a message residents are reminded to indicate permission authorizing personnel to enter the dwelling unit, in there absence, to correct the problem.
The Housing Authority contracts with an answering service to receive calls after working hours, weekends, and holidays.
Routine, non-emergency repair requests will be corrected within three to seven working days.
Emergency Repair Service
Requests for emergency repairs may be made be calling (805) 648-5008 as well as (805) 626-5663 during working hours. Emergencies arising after-hours, weekends and holidays must be called into (805) 626-5663. An answering service will screen the calls to determine the need for immediate correction and report the situation to the personnel “on-call”. Emergency repairs will be corrected within 24 hours.
Guidelines to determine emergency repairs:
Smoke Alarm malfunctions
Plumbing: clogged drains, water leaks
Broken windows or exterior doors that compromise units security.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), annually contacts for the inspection and assessment of the Housing Authority owned properties. For the last three years the Housing Authority’s Maintenance department has been scored high enough to designate this Housing Authority as a "High Performer".
Unit Annual Inspections
The Housing Authority is required by HUD to asses the condition of every unit on a yearly basis. Maintenance personnel assigned this duty schedule the inspections and perform the necessary repairs for each unit owned by the Housing Authority. The assessment includes the following:
Supplied Shut off valves
Toilet, Tubs, Showers
Receptacles, light switches, call for aide buttons, light fixtures
Health and Safety
Mold or mildew
Disability accommodation needs
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