Sonoma County Community Development Commission
The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is dedicated to promoting decent and affordable housing, revitalizing communities, and supporting public services that increase economic stability for County residents. We are committed to providing services in an effective, efficient, and respectful manner.
October 31, 2014
The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is issuing this RFP for Facilitation Services to select a qualified consultant to assist the CDC in planning and convening meetings of a Wastewater Solutions Advisory Group to be compromised of stakeholders from the community, local and state government and local utilities, to discuss potential solutions to wastewater issues in the lower Russian River area. The selected consultant will interview, identify and select stakeholders who represent community interests, regulators, county staff and government agents to plan and provide facilitation services for a series of meetings.
October 22, 2014
The Sonoma County Community Development Commission issued a Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) on October 22, 2014 to solicit proposals for the use of Fiscal Year 2015/16 federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds and local Community Services Fund and Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Funds (LMIHAF).
October 16, 2014
The Community Development Commission has been busy at work on the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center project! On September 25, we held a public meeting to discuss concepts for interim uses. Read More
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About the Community Development Commission
The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (CDC) is established as a separate public and corporate entity pursuant to Section 34110 of the California Health and Safety Code which enables a community to have the option of operating its redevelopment agency and its housing authority under a single governing board. The Board of Supervisors is designated as the Board of Commissioners of the CDC and as the governing board of both the Housing Authority and Redevelopment Agency.
The CDC has been administering affordable housing programs since 1978. The CDC administers a range of programs designed to assist low to moderate income homeowners and tenants and to encourage commercial revitalization. Rental assistance is offered to lower income tenants through subsidized rents. Rehabilitation loans are offered to landlords to maintain existing affordable rental units. Lower income owner-occupants are provided financial assistance to rehabilitate their home.
Another function of the CDC is to encourage and support neighborhood and community preservation. This includes revitalization of distressed neighborhoods and improvement of public facilities (such as streets, sidewalks, sewer and drainage systems) in conjunction with other public agencies. The CDC also undertakes activities to upgrade commercial centers within the County redevelopment areas.