Housing

Department Overview

The Housing Division focuses on the use of programs and funds to develop neighborhood revitalization programs, affordable housing opportunities and economic development programs. This Division takes primary responsibility for the implementation of the City’s Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, as well as providing mid- and long-range planning functions through the development and implementation of specific and neighborhood plans, which are linked to the policies of the General Plan.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administration of the City’s Annual Federal CDBG Funds
  • Downtown Revitalization Programs
  • Economic Development Activities, including management of the Farmers’ Market
  • Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Program Development
  • Operation of the Housing and Rehabilitation Loan Program
  • Transit Planning

Housing Element Update

The City is currently in the process of updating the City’s primary housing policy document, the Housing Element of the General Plan. Please see the Housing Element Update webpage for more information.

2020 Affordable Housing State Income Limits*

Number of Persons in Household:

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

 

San Diego County Area 

Median Income:

$92,700

Extremely Low

24300

27750

31200

34650

37450

40200

43000

45750

Very Low Income

40450

46200

52000

57750

62400

67000

71650

76250

Low Income

64700

73950

83200

92400

99800

107200

114600

122000

Median Income

64900

74150

83450

92700

100100

107550

114950

122350

Moderate Income

77900

89000

100150

111250

120150

129050

137950

146850

         * Effective April 20, 2020