HCD staff posed in front of manufactured home during tour.
July 12, 2024

Manufactured homes are an important source of affordable housing and homeownership in California. Manufactured homes, previously known as mobilehomes, are manufactured in a factory setting. Unlike homes that are built from the ground up, these…

People holding ceremonial shovels at groundbreaking ceremony.
July 8, 2024
Paradise, CA —  

HCD recently joined in celebrating the groundbreaking of Cypress Family Apartments, a new 70-unit affordable housing project in Paradise, California.

Specifically designed for large family households earning from 30-60 percent of the Area…

Puett Place ribbon-cutting ceremony
July 3, 2024

Veterans have a new home in Marin County! HCD joined the Novato community at the grand opening of Puett Place, new permanent supportive housing to ensure no veterans who have served our nation face homelessness. Puett Place is part of the Novato…

Graphic images of young people graduating, sitting and talking and holding luggage. Text reads: Transitional Age Youth (TAY) programs help vulnerable young adults exit or prevent homelessness, connect to services and build the foundation for a successful future.
July 2, 2024
Sacramento, CA —  

What you need to know: California is providing funding to 52 counties to prevent homelessness by supporting former and current foster youth with housing assistance. Since 2020, the state has provided funds to help serve over 8,…

Bienestar plaza complex
June 28, 2024

“It has been a blessing to have a place to call our own.” This is the sentiment expressed by Delaney, a resident of Bienestar Plaza, a new affordable housing development in Santa Cruz.

HCD joined community leaders and neighbors in…

Groundbreaking ceremony. People holding golden shovels.
June 24, 2024
Alameda, CA —  

This spring, the City of Alameda officially broke ground on the first phase of the North Housing Master Plan, a 12-acre affordable housing project for seniors, veterans, and formerly homeless individuals in Alameda, California. Phase 1 will…

Corazon del Valle Commons
June 21, 2024
Fresno, CA —  

New affordable housing has opened in the rural Fresno County community of Huron. Corazón del Valle Commons provides 60 affordable homes for low-income residents, with a focus on providing housing stability to agricultural workers and their…

ShoreLINE complex
June 18, 2024
San Diego, CA —  

The San Diego community recently celebrated the grand opening of ShoreLINE, a 100-percent affordable housing development primarily serving residents earning 30-60% Area Median Income. This five-story, 124-unit building was developed by Affirmed…

East of Eaton Resident Lucille
June 17, 2024
Chico, CA —  

East of Eaton is an affordable housing community in Chico California. Open since 1992, the East of Eaton property needs many repairs, including safety upgrades.

HCD’s Portfolio Reinvestment Program provides strategic investments to help…

Construction worker at the Sequoia.
June 13, 2024

Preserving existing affordable homes is vital to addressing California’s housing and homelessness crisis. As housing properties age, they require costly repairs and upgrades, and with little funds for maintenance, some properties have fallen in…