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…

HCD and Town of Paradise leaders
May 22, 2024

In 2018, the Camp Fire in the Town of Paradise became the most deadly and destructive wildfire in California’s history. Hours after the fire ravaged the Town, residents and leaders gathered in the early morning to discuss recovery.


Resident Barbara speaking at Laurel at Perennial Park Grand Opening.
May 22, 2024

The communities of Santa Rosa and Clearlake have been heavily impacted due to recent wildfires. The devastation faced by these communities is exacerbated by the loss of precious housing.

HCD’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster…

CDBG - Community Development Block Grant Program Disaster Recovery. Graphic with a house, road and plumbing infrastructure. 
May 22, 2024

From wildfires to floods to hurricane-force winds, California has faced natural disasters that have devastated communities. And with California’s current housing crisis, even the smallest number of homes lost creates significant pressure on these…

family moving into a new home.
December 4, 2023
Sacramento, CA —  

Resources are still available to help California homeowners affected by the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and other natural disasters rebuild their homes. However, the deadline to apply for these funds is quickly approaching.

Many victims of…

Photo of HCD Deputy Director Sasha Hauswald standing at a podium and speaking in front of Laurel at Perennial Park housing complex.
November 16, 2023
Santa Rosa, CA —  

Barbara King lost her home in the Tubbs Fire that tore through California communities from Calistoga to Santa Rosa in October 2017.

“Your house was over there and now it’s gone,” said King. “Everything…everything that I had in the world was…

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January 20, 2023

Mobilehome/manufactured homeowners affected by a California natural disaster, such as a wildfire, earthquake, or flood/storm, can receive assistance from HCD to obtain title and registration forms, salvage forms, and permits for repairs or…

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…