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 Housing Element 2013-2021

(Midterm Update 2017-2021)

 The City Is Updating the Housing Element

The City is currently drafting the 2013-2021 Midterm update, which will cover 2017-2021.  The City invites you to participate in the discussions about housing issues in our community.  Please feel free to attend either of the two public informational workshops listed below.  Your opinion can also be shared by completing the following survey:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SanClemente2017

 To view the 2013-2021 Draft Housing Element please click here

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Housing Element 2013-2021

(First Four Year Term 2013-2017)

The City of San Clemente has been working with HCD since February 2016 to approve the 2013-2021 Housing Element Update.  On July 24, 2017, HCD issued a letter to the City stating the document complied with State requirements.  The City is currently reviewing the document for final adoption, with a Planning Commission meeting scheduled for August 16, 2017 and a City Council meeting on September 5, 2017.  To view the current Draft Document please click here.  To view past renditions of the document please see below. 

To see revised sections submitted on January 10, 2017, please click here.

To see revised sections submitted on March 3, 2017, please click here. 

To see revised sections submitted in April 20, 2017, please click here.

The latest Draft Housing Element was submitted to HCD on June 14, 2017. To view a copy of the revised sections, please click here. To view the Draft Housing Element with these changes included, please click here.


Housing and Social Services

Provides information about social services available in San Clemente and Orange County along with affordable housing and grant information . 

Key Services

Housing Services-  Information on San Clemente Housing Programs, Public Service Grant, Neighborhood and Home Revitalization program, CDBG Information, Affordable Housing Overlay and listings, and THE HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE CURRENTLY UNDERWAY.
Social Services- Information on local services, shelters, adult day care, food pantries and resource centers.
Senior Services- Information on mobility programs and the Cyber Café.
Emergency Shelter Zoning- The latest information on the City's efforts to comply with State mandate Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) to establish zoning for emergency homeless shelters.
Human Affairs Committee- Information on the Human Affairs Committee.

2017-18 Annual Action Plan 

The City has drafted the Annual Action Plan for the 2017-2018 fiscal year in order for the City to continue to receive CDBG funds from HUD.  The plan will be reviewed at the April 4th City Council meeting and can be viewed by clicking here.  If you have questions please e-mail gregga@san-clemente.org


Adopted Consolidated Plan 2016-2019

The 2016-2019 Consolidated Plan, and 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan, has been prepared by the City’s Community Development Department in order for the City to continue to receive CDBG funds from HUD.  The primary objective of the CDBG program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate-income.  To review the approved document please click here.

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