"What you do everyday is a wonderful blessing to the lives of all of us using AMIH's Housing. I am grateful for all of the compassion and help I have received from all of you."

Programs

AMI Housing, Inc (AMIH) &

Nevada County Housing Development Corporation (NCHDC)

Mission:  To House and Support the most vulnerable residents of the Sierra Region

Placer County AMIH Programs:

Transitional Housing - 24 beds available

Six residents share homes located in Roseville, Rocklin, or Auburn for up to two years.  This program is designed to support individuals in their recovery process.  Individual goals are identified and residents are supported in their efforts to live independently within the community.  Supportive Services are provided by our case manager, Turning Point Community Programs, and through our partnership with the Placer County Adult System of Care. Groceries, transportation, rent, utilities, and supportive services are included. 

Transitional Age Youth Housing - 5 beds available

Five residents and a residential house manager share a home located in Roseville or Rocklin, for up to two years.  This program is specifically designed to teach youth the basic and essential skills needed to live independently in the community.   Most youth diagnosed with a mental illness will need additional support managing their mental illness and learning about the community supports available to assist them.  Supportive Services are provided by a peer counselor, Turning Point Community Programs, and through our partnership with the Placer County Adult System of Care. Groceries, transportation, rent, utilities, and supportive services are included. 

 Whole Person Care Housing - 14 beds available

AMIH owns two single family homes where residents receive supportive services through a partnership with the Placer County Whole Person Care and AMIH peer counselors. This program is designed to house homeless individuals who are over utilizing local emergency services. There is no time limit for residency and each resident has their own room.  Residents pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

MHSA Permanent Housing - 17 beds available

AMIH owns a single family home and a six unit apartment complex, all funded through the California Mental Health Services Act.  Residents receive supportive services through a partnership with the Placer County Adult System of Care and Turning Point Community Programs.  Weekly house meetings are held with AMIH’s housing coordinator to assign chores, discuss problems, create goals, and maintain their housing.  There is no time limit for residency and each resident has their own room.  Residents pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Main Street Permanent Housing - 18 studio apartments available

Opening in February 2018, this 18 unit low income housing complex will provide studio apartments in Roseville for homeless individuals with mental illness. Residents will pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.  An apartment manager will live on site.

Peer Supported Housing - 11 beds available

Similar to transitional housing, this one year program is supported by two peer counselors who will use their own personal knowledge to help residents through their recovery.  They will teach residents about available community resources and help them attain their goal of living independently in the community.  Groceries, transportation, rent, utilities, and supportive services are included. 
     
HUD Permanent Housing - 10 one or two bedroom apartments

Residents pay up to 30% of their income for rent and utilities.  Individuals will receive supportive services through AMIH's case manager for as long as the person is enrolled in our program.  Our case manager will help them find and locate a suitable and affordable one bedroom or studio apartment in Placer County. 

CalWORKs Rapid Rehousing - 35 vouchers for apartments

Homeless families enrolled in CalWORKs pay up to 30% of their income for rent and utilities.  Individuals will receive supportive services through AMIH's housing manager and their CalWORKs case manager for up to 18 months.  Our case manager will help them find and locate a suitable and affordable apartment in Placer County.


Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Rehousing – 10-20 vouchers for apartments

Homeless families or individuals pay up to 30% of their income for rent and utilities.  Individuals will receive supportive services through AMIH's housing manager for up to 18 months.  Our case manager will help them find and locate a suitable and affordable apartment in Placer County.

City of Roseville Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention - One Time & Short Term Housing Assistance

Short term rental & utility assistance, supportive services, hotel vouchers, and deposits are available for individuals or families in the Roseville area who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  This program serves approximately 50 people per year.

HEAP Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention - One Time & Short Term Housing Assistance

Short term rental & utility assistance, supportive services, hotel vouchers, and deposits are available for individuals or families in Placer County who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  This program serves approximately 50 people per year.

Emergency Housing - 5 beds available

Shelter is provided for up to two weeks for adults with mental illness who are in need of short term emergency housing.  A Residential House Manager will live in the home on a permanent basis, with 5 beds available for emergency residents.  This home will keep adults with mental illness from staying at local emergency shelters while they are waiting for their housing to become available, need a time out from their current housing, or are being evaluated for mental health service options.  There is no cost to program participants for this program. 

Transitional Employment - 22 positions

In collaboration with the Placer County Adult System of Care, we offer employment for individuals with lived mental health experience.  This program prepares them for entry level positions in the public and private sectors by building a work history and mastery of some marketable skills.  Employees are placed as Peer Advocates and Navigators at the Adult System of Care in Roseville and in Auburn.  Some employees may be chosen to work on the Placer County Mobile Crisis team as peer advocates.  The Mobile Crisis team is an innovative new approach for Placer County.  This program outreaches to people who are in crisis and may need mental health services.  Other employees may be placed in the Health 360 program designed to increase the physical health of adults with mental illness through a small medical clinic located at Cirby Hills.

CalFresh/SOAR Coordinator, operating since 2013

Through a contract with HHS, AMIH employs a CalFresh Coordinator to provide outreach and assistance to individuals eligible for CalFresh.  The coordinator will help individuals apply for CalFresh and will assist individuals eligible for SSI with their applications for SOAR. 
 
Housing Coordinator, operating since 2016

Through a contract with Placer County, the housing coordinator provides housing coordination services, including the identification, recruitment and retention of landlords who rent to low income, at-risk of homelessness, and homeless individuals. The housing coordinator is to assist applicants in meeting housing eligibility requirements, establish information related to housing opportunities and solutions for those clients facing homeless challenges, and build and maintain relationships with property owners and landlords.  This work will entails collaboration with the local housing authority, local agencies’ case managers, landlords and property management companies.

 

Nevada County NCHDC Programs:

MHSA Permanent Housing (Winters Haven) - 12 beds available

NCHDC owns two single family homes, all funded through the California Mental Health Services Act.  Residents receive supportive services through a partnership with Nevada County Behavioral Health and Turning Point Community Programs.  There is no time limit for residency and each resident has their own room.  Residents pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities. 

Summer’s Haven / Home Anew HUD Permanent Housing - 21 one or two bedroom apartments

Residents pay up to 30% of their income for rent and utilities.  Individuals will receive supportive services through NCHDC's case manager for as long as the person is enrolled in our program.  Our case manager will help them find and locate a suitable and affordable apartment in Nevada County. 
 
Penn Valley House - 5 beds available

Five previously homeless residents and a residential house manager share a home located in Penn Valley.  Residents receive supportive services through a partnership with the Nevada County Behavioral Health and Turning Point Community Programs.  Weekly house meetings are held with NCHDC’s housing coordinator to assign chores, discuss problems, create goals, and maintain their housing.  There is no time limit for residency and each resident has their own room.  Residents pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Bridges 2 Housing – 12+ beds available, operating since 2018

A Housing First Project for the most vulnerable individuals in Nevada County who are chronically homeless with a mental health and/or substance use disability.  Through master leases, NCHDC will provide housing and supportive services through a partnership with the Nevada County Behavioral Health and Turning Point Community Programs.  Weekly house meetings are held with NCHDC’s housing coordinator to assign chores, discuss problems, create goals, and maintain their housing.  There is no time limit for residency.  Residents pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.


Courtyards at Penn Valley – 42 2 & 3 bedroom apartments available

This 42 unit affordable housing complex provides permanent housing for low income families in Penn Valley. 

Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Rehousing – 10-20 vouchers for apartments

Homeless families or individuals pay up to 30% of their income for rent and utilities.  Individuals will receive supportive services through AMIH's housing manager for up to 18 months.  Our case manager will help them find and locate a suitable and affordable apartment in Nevada County.

 
Coming Soon:

In the next few months we will begin offering Foster Youth TAY (ages 16 – 23) transitional housing.  We will also be opening 12 beds of supportive housing in western Placer County and 5 beds of permanent supportive housing in the Tahoe Region.