Community Development – Southwinds
This program was responsible for the implementation of the Community Development Commission’s (“CDC”) redevelopment and housing activities within the Southwinds Project Area. The function of the Southwinds Project Area was to enhance the area by developing vacant and/or underutilized parcels, and to promote the rehabilitation of aging housing and commercial facilities.
2006 Tax Allocation Bond/ Street Reconstruction Project
- Construction has started on the major street improvement project for this neighborhood, to be completed by Fall 2009. The project consist of streets and alley ways reconstruction, curb and gutter repairs, adding lighted crosswalks for Haycox School, installing a new ornamental security fence for Haycox School, improvements to the Southwinds Park and new Gateway Street Name signs.
Residential Security Lighting and Fencing
- In Fiscal Year 08 – 09 three grants for full funding for installation of security lighting and security fencing were awarded to eligible residents in the Southwinds neighborhood. The grant is administered by the City’s Affordable Housing Division and applications are reviewed by the City’s Loan Review Committee.
Southwinds Settlement Agreement
- Ongoing monitoring of 1984 Southwinds Settlement Agreement.
First Time Home Buyers and Affordable Rehabilitation Programs
- Evaluation of the Housing Department’s progress in program marketing and implementation.
Community & Economic Development Department (805) 385-7407