San Luis Obispo suffered a great loss when George
Moylan passed away in 2005. We all miss his commitment to affordable
housing, his sense of humor and his sometimes painfully honest comments
was a tireless advocate for affordable housing and a highly respected
expert in the field. He committed the last 18 years of his life to
improving the living conditions for less fortunate members of our
As the Executive Director for the Housing
Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo and its nonprofit affiliates,
George created and managed affordable rental housing and provided rental
A creative problem solver, George went far beyond
the typical role of a housing authority director to address the housing
needs of this community. He partnered with service providers to own and
maintain the Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter. He partnered with
others to create and operate the Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program,
which helps people with special needs secure affordable housing.
Based on his commitment to our creation and
success, George has been called the father of the Housing Trust Fund. He
was active in the initial organizing efforts for the HTF and was one of
our founding directors. He also helped us to raise needed start-up and
operating funds and helped guide us.
At his family’s request, a memorial fund was
established at the HTF to honor George’s memory and continue his
important work. Contributions to the George Moylan Affordable Housing
Fund will be used exclusively to help finance affordable housing in San
Luis Obispo County.
consider making a tax deductible contribution* to the Moylan Fund.
Click here or on the thumbnail to the
left to download a flyer on the Moylan Fund.
Please make your check payable to “SLOCHTF
George Moylan Fund” and mail it to:
San Luis Obispo County Housing
71 Zaca Lane, Suite 130, San Luis
Obispo, CA 93401
hundreds of individuals, firms and organizations have contributed over
$100,000 either directly or indirectly to the George Moylan Affordable
* The San Luis Obispo
County Housing Trust Fund is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Contributions to
the George Moylan Affordable Housing Fund may be deductible on your
state and federal income tax returns. Please check with your accountant
or tax advisor. Photo reprinted with permission from The Tribune.