Housing & Community Development Commission (H&CD)

The purpose of the H&CD Commission is to work with the County to:

Provide advice to the Board of Commissioners of the Orange County Housing Authority as required by law and to Orange County Community Resources Department ("Department''). The advice to the Department shall pertain to the housing related needs of the low to moderately low-income families, including households experiencing homelessness, residing in the unincorporated targeted areas, and in County Cities, except Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Santa Ana, participating in the housing programs of the County.

Advise the Department on the funding priorities for rental assistance, housing development, and community development.

Members

The Housing and Community Development Commission is made up of eleven (11) members: two members selected from current OCHA participants, two members selected by participating cities, five members appointed from each of the five Supervisorial Districts, and two members at large.

Commissioners

An Nguyen

1st District

Muriel Ullman

2nd District

Mike Alvarez, Chair

3rd District

Denise Barnes

4th District

Sandy Rains - Vice Chair

5th District

James Mai

At-Large

Wayne Carvalho

At-Large

Carla Wilkerson

Tenant Representative

Helen Smith-Gardner

Tenant Representative

Mike Frost

City Selection Representative

Cecilia Hupp - Chair

City Selection Representative

H&CD Commission meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. (except as noted). Meetings will be held at: 1501 E. St. Andrew Pl., Santa Ana, CA. 92705, Conference Room A and may also include virtual attendance (please see Agenda for each meeting).

H&CD Commission Meetings

Imbedded in the agenda will be instructions on how to attend the H&CD Commission meeting, both in person and/or virtually. 

Next Meeting

November 17, 2022

Notice

H&CD Commission Special meeting agenda

Meeting Schedule

January 27

August 25

February 24

September 22

March 24

October 13 (Special Meeting)

April 28

October 27

May 26

November 17 (Special Meeting)

June 23

December 1*

July 28

December 15 (Special Meeting)

Meeting Archive

November 2021

Regular Meeting - DARK

December 2, 2021

Regular Meeting

January 27, 2022

Regular Meeting - Cancelled

February 24, 2022

Regular Meeting

March 24, 2022

Regular Meeting

April 28, 2022

Regular Meeting - Cancelled

May 26, 2022

Regular Meeting

June 15, 2022

Special Meeting

June 23, 2022

Regular Meeting - Cancelled

July 28, 2022

Regular Meeting - Cancelled

August 25, 2022

Regular Meeting

September 22, 2022

Regular Meeting

October 13, 2022

Special Meeting

October 27, 2022 Regular Meeting
November 17, 2022 Special Meeting

How to Get Involved

The public is invited to attend H&CD Commission meetings.  For information about meeting dates and times, please email ochcdcommission@occr.ocgov.com or call (714) 480-2920.  Members of the public may also apply to join the H&CD Commission as At-Large community members upon a vacancy.  When a vacancy occurs, information about the application process will be posted under the News section below. 

News

Become an At-Large Member of the H&CD Commission

Two At-Large community members are needed to serve on the H&CD Commission for a two-year term.

Interested persons may submit their application and resume by mail or email to the H&CD Commission email address at ochcdcommission@occr.ocgov.com or mail it to 1501 E. St. Andrew Place, Santa Ana, CA 92705 no later than November 21, 2022.

Click the link for more information.

 

Become a Tenant Member of the H&CD Commission

Two Tenant commission members are needed to serve on the H&CD Commission for a two-year term.  These positions must be filled by participating tenants of the Orange County Housing Authority.

Interested persons may submit their application and resume by mail or email to the H&CD Commission email address at ochcdcommission@occr.ocgov.com or mail it to 1501 E. St. Andrew Place, Santa Ana, CA 92705 no later than November 21, 2022.

Click the link for more information on specific application requirements.