Services

How it Works

As shown below, LLSBC acts as a broker between social service agencies and landlords to house homeless people that are ready to be successfully housed.

Landlord Liaison Services in Santa Barbara

In this brokerage arrangement, the primary services that LLSBC provides are:

  • Makes sure that only homeless people that are ready to be successfully housed participate in the program

  • Finds housing units for qualified candidates

  • Connects the landlord with the client and the social service agency that the client is aligned with so the transaction can be completed

  • LLSBC provides extensive financial safeguards and support systems for landlords based on the LLSBC Contract

LLSBC Contract

The key essentials of the LLSBC contract are:

Landlords agree to relax tenancy requirements to the extent that they feel comfortable (Tenancy Requirements Form)

LLSBC assures that the following is provided:

  • Tenants that are ready to succeed
  • 24/7 landlord hotline
  • Case management services for at least one year
  • Ongoing tenant training
  • Mediation/fast eviction help, if needed
  • Financial safety net for landlords
  • Financial support for the tenant

Programs

LLSBC seeks to house homeless people in Santa Barbara County that are ready to be successfully housed. The focus is first on veterans and secondarily on children/families.

The programs that support these efforts are:

  • Housing Our Heroes – In conjunction with the National Campaign to End Veteran Homelessness, LLSBC seeks to house all veterans in Santa Barbara County that are ready to be successfully housed.

  • Housing Our Future – Children are our future and there are few barriers greater than homelessness for their successful development. LLSBC seeks to house each and every family in the county which is ready to be successfully housed.