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.
September 22, 2014
RFQ for Coordinated Intake Program Operator Posted. Deadline for application submission Friday October 17, 2014 by 4:30 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.
September 19, 2014
The Sonoma County Community Development Commission invites you to a public meeting and discussion on the Interim Use plans for the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center.
September 9, 2014
The Community Development Commission invites you to a ceremony marking the commencement of the building demolition project for the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center. The event will be held from 4:00 PM-5:30 PM on Thursday, September 11th at 765 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa.
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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.