Welcome to the Community Development Agency

About the Agency

The Community Development Agency is responsible for providing services in the area of economic development, job training, housing, neighborhood initiatives and downtown development. The Agency plans, develops and administers programs to accomplish the public policy goals of the Santa Ana City Council, Santa Ana Housing Authority and Work Force Investment Board.

Santa Ana Housing Authority will be accepting on-line only applications from July 1, 2015 - July 30, 2015. Please click here to access the application.

English Public Notice

Spanish Public Notice

Vietnamese Public Notice

Wait List will remain open only for US Veterans that live or work in the City of Santa Ana after July 30, 2015. (DD214 Form will be required.)

Emergency Solution Grant (ESG)

Emergency Solution Grant

The ESG program provides funding to non-profits to offer services to homeless persons and to persons at imminent risk of losing their own housing due to eviction, foreclosure, or utility shutoffs.


Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG)

Community Development Block Grant

The CDGB program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. FY 15-16 CDBG