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…

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…

Graphic of multifamily homes; text Portfolio Reinvestment Program
June 11, 2024

Preserving existing affordable homes is vital to addressing the state’s housing and homelessness crisis.

HCD-funded housing developments must keep their homes affordable for a number of years. But when these affordability agreements end,…

Rendering of Mulberry Gardens
June 10, 2024
Riverside, CA —  

California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Director Gustavo Velasquez joined California Department of General Services (DGS) Director Ana Lasso, City of Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson, developers, and community leaders…