|Housing & Neighborhood Services|
The Housing and Neighborhood Services is a division of the Community Development Department. This division is responsible for the administration, monitoring, and implementation of the city's federal, state, and local housing and community development funds including:
The division is also responsible for the Housing Element of the . Division staff members periodically update the General Plan to reflect the changing needs of the city's population and to plan how to meet those needs.
The Housing Element can be found in Chapter 2 of the 2015 General Plan . This chapter discusses the character of the city's existing housing, housing needs of the city, resources available to meet those needs, and the city's "fair share" of regional housing production.
The city's housing goals, policies and actions are primarily directed toward:
Throughout the Housing and Neighborhood Services section of our Web site, you will find more information on the division's programs as well as general information to help you to learn more about housing.
If you need to find emergency shelter, are having trouble with your landlord or tenant, or would like to learn more about how to buy a home, you can find information in the Related Links section of our Web site.