Community Development Commission


Community Development Agency

Meeting Day, Time and Place

4th Wednesday of each month, 4:30 pm
Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA  92701


The Community Development and Housing Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council and assists in soliciting citizen participation related to community development initiatives, programs and uses of Housing and Urban Development funds throughout the City.

The Commission provides recommendations and advice on affordable housing development projects and programs including: the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), low interest loans to develop affordable housing, and other federal and state programs administered by the Community Development Agency. The Commission will hold public hearings in accordance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements, review program/project funding requests, and provide Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding recommendations to the City Council. The Commission also provides recommendations regarding the Business Improvement District for Downtown Santa Ana.


Total of 9 members: 7 regular members,  and 2 tenant representatives

Membership Requirements

  • Qualified elector of the City of Santa Ana
  • Cannot be a treasurer of a Political Action Commission
  • No member of this commission shall have any direct or indirect interest in any current or planned Community Development Agency project
  • One of the two tenant representatives must be at least 62 years of age