Community Development

Community Development

CD provides a basis and strategy for the use of Federal funds granted to Orange County by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs.


Environmental Assessment - Fountain Valley Housing

Environmental Assessment - Altrudy Lane Apartments

Environmental Assessment - Westminster Crossing

Environmental Assessment - Cypress Village

Environmental Assessment - Jamboree PSH

Tiered Environmental Review for Housing Rehabilitation for FY 2018-20

Environmental Assessment - Della Rosa

Environmental Assessment - Potter's Lane

Environmental Assessment - Newport Shores Veteran's Housing

Environmental Assessment for Oakcrest Heights

Environmental Assessment for Placentia Veteran's Village

Tiered Environment Review for Housing-Rehabilitation

Environmental Assessment for the Year Round Emergency Shelter located at 1000 N. Kraemer Place, Anaheim

Environmental Assessment Determinations and Compliance Findings for HUD-assisted Projects 24 CFR Part 58

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and Fair Housing Action Plan

The purpose of this plan is to affirmatively further fair housing opportunities. A Fair Housing Plan and a Fair Housing Certification is required for communities that administer Federal programs, such as Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG); and the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME).

FY 2015-19 County of Orange Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and Fair Housing Action Plan

Consolidated Plan (ConPlan) FY 2015-19

The Five-Year Consolidated Plan is a planning document for the use of HUD funds under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs. This plan is used to address housing and community development needs for low and moderate income residents and those with special needs.

The Consolidated Plan covers the following jurisdictions: County Unincorporated Areas,  Brea, Cypress, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Stanton, Villa Park, and Metro Cities: Aliso Viejo, Placentia and Yorba Linda.

FY 2015-19 Consolidated Plan and FY 2015-16 Annual Action Plan

The Focus Group workshops provided input on housing and community development issues.  

Community Workshops Flyer - Englilsh          Community Workshops Flyer - Spanish            Focus Workshops Flyer

Citizen Participation Plan (CPP) FY 2015-19

Citizen Participation Plan provides a framework and process by which the County's consolidated planning efforts comply with the citizen participation requirement published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

Citizen Participation Plan (CPP) FY 2015-19

Funding Allocation Policy and Process (FAPP)

APP utilizes priorities listed in the CP to address local housing and community development needs with Federal and local resources. 

FAPP FY 2020-21 (DRAFT)
FAPP FY 2019-20
FAPP FY 2018-19
FAPP FY 2017-18
FAPP FY 2016-17
FAPP FY 2015-16

Annual Action Plan (AAP)

The Action Plan is an annual update of the Consolidated Plan, it is the product of comprehensive public outreach programs, including participating city community meetings, needs surveys, and consultation with approximately 25 agencies, groups, and organizations involved in the development of affordable housing, and/or provision of services to children, elderly persons, persons with disabilities, persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, and homeless persons. A complete draft of the Annual Action Plan is available for public review and comments for a 30-day period beginning in March each year. 

AAP FY 2019-20
AAP FY 2018-19
Substantial Amendment to FY 2018-19 AAP (CAPOC El Modena Public Service Contract)
AAP FY 2018-19
AAP FY 2017-18
AAP FY 2016-17
To view the FY 2015-16 AAP, please access the FY 2015-19 ConPlan (above)

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CAPER is an annual assessment report that identifies the Urban County of Orange’s overall housing and community development accomplishments in meeting the five-year Consolidated Plan strategy that establishes priorities for addressing the identified housing and community development needs. The County is required to provide the public and HUD with an assessment of its accomplishments utilizing federal funds each year.

CAPER FY 2018-19 (Draft)
CAPER FY 2017-18
CAPER FY 2016-17
CAPER FY 2015-16
CAPER FY 2014-15