Sunrise Pointe Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
February 6, 2024
Citrus Heights, CA —  

Citrus Heights celebrated the grand opening of Sunrise Pointe, a new affordable housing complex, on January 11, 2024. The 47-unit development offers a supportive environment for individuals and families who experienced homelessness, including…

Director Gustavo Velasquez, State Treasurer Fiona Ma, Mayor Sue Zwahlen and others at Archway Commons II ribbon-cutting.
January 26, 2024
Modesto, CA —  

HCD Director Gustavo Velasquez joined State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Mayor Sue Zwahlen in celebrating the grand opening of Archway Commons II, a new affordable housing development in Modesto, CA. 

This project by EAH…

Couple staring at Camp Fire
March 29, 2023

Like so many in Butte County, Leon* lost his home in the devastating 2018 Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California history. Since then, Leon had been living in a recreational vehicle on his property.

While the RV had some…

City of Needles California
January 24, 2023
Sacramento, CA —  

It’s not often a housing plan receives literal applause, but recently the City of Needles had local partners up on their feet after the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) approved the City’s latest housing element.

HCD and City of Paradise Officials
December 28, 2022

Hours after the 2018 Camp Fire ravaged the Town of Paradise, town residents and leaders gathered in the early morning to discuss recovery and rebuilding. And now a few years later, Paradise is stronger than ever with a clear vision for the future…

May 25, 2021

Lucia and her kids moved into an apartment made possible through funding from our Multifamily Housing and Serna programs and @Mercy Housing California.

Lucia says she loves everything about her home and community and is especially…

May 6, 2021

Nicolette says she moved a lot as a child and knows first-hand the impact moving around can have on kids. With concern in her eyes she says her son, at the age of six, has lived in seven different places. When a college classmate of Nicolette…