Community Development Commission

Opening doors to permanent housing and opportunity.

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (CDC) is dedicated to creating homes for all in thriving and inclusive neighborhoods. The CDC was established in 1978 as the County's public housing authority and is Sonoma County's lead agency for housing and homeless programs.

Core Service Areas

Sonoma County Housing Authority Waitlist Lottery Period Opens July 1-31

The Sonoma County Housing Authority is accepting applications for its new Housing Choice Voucher lottery waiting list from July 1-31, 2019. Applications can be completed online at OR in person at the Housing Authority's offices located at 1440 Guerneville Road in Santa Rosa. Office hours are M–F, from 8AM –5 PM. If you are interested in applying to the waitlist, you MUST submit an application during the open application period. All prior applications will be canceled. For more information, contact the Housing Authority at (707) 565-1848/TDD (707) 565-7555 or at Translation services available upon request.

List of Homeless Service Funding Awards Now Available

 The Home Sonoma County Leadership Council awarded $14,096,735 to homeless services programs and capital projects. Download the full list of homeless services funding awards. 

  • Today: June 24, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    The Housing Authority is performing several on-site waitlist lottery trainings for supportive service providers throughout the County. If you are interested in hosting a training at your site, please contact Joni Buhner via email at A training will also be held at the Community Development Commission Office located at 1440 Guerneville Road in Santa Rosa on June 24, 2019 at 2:30 PM.

  • When: June 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    This event is a one-way, informational webinar on the FY 2019 Continuum of Care funding competition and is available to the Leadership Council and all members of the public. The webinar will be recorded, so if you cannot attend the live webinar, you can watch it as your schedule allows in the weeks leading up to the next Leadership Council Meeting on July 8.

  • When: July 8, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    Meeting of the Home Sonoma County Leadership Council.
    Note: The June 26th meeting has been rescheduled for July 8th. 

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Contact Information

Margaret Van Vliet

Executive Director

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

1440 Guerneville Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.457092, -122.733925

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Home Sonoma County is the local system of homeless service delivery and governance for the County.

Notices of Funding Availability

Information, documents, and timelines related to current federal, state, and local funding application processes

Homeless Services and Capital Projects Funding Awards

See the projects selected for FY19-20 funding

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