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Sacramento is a unique blend of many communities and neighborhoods each with their own distinct characteristics. Some are thriving while others are in need of an infusion of resources to help restore and sustain their vitality.

As an award-winning organization recognized nationally for best practices and innovation, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency brings together funding resources and staff expertise to develop and implement creative strategies for affordable housing and community revitalization. We use these tools to help address housing and economic needs in low income communities and older commercial corridors in the City and County of Sacramento through effective community and business partnerships.

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SHRA News in Brief

Housing Authority earns HUD SEMAP High Performer designation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the County of Sacramento Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Program with the designation of High Performer for the first time in the history of the County Housing Authority. Read more.

Grand opening celebrates Cannery Place Apartments as first housing development at Township Nine

Workers in Sacramento’s retail, service and health care industry are just a few of the new residents who live at Cannery Place Apartments, the first housing development completed at Township Nine in the River District. Click here to read more.
 

Three affordable rental housing communities celebrate re-opening after $27.8 million rehab 

Officials from Sacramento County and Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency were on hand for a celebration hosted by Mutual Housing California on April 9, 2015 to mark the reopening of three rental apartment communities after completion of a $27.8 million rehabilitation project that incorporates energy efficiency and water conservation. Click here to read more.

 

Notice of Commission Vacancy

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Commission is an 11-member governing board to the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency. The Commission serves as an advisory panel on matters related to redevelopment, community development and Housing Authority projects, programs and budgets as delegated by the governing boards of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, the Sacramento City Council, the County and City Redevelopment Successor Agencies, and the Housing Authority of the City and County of Sacramento. The Commissions meets twice monthly at 6 p.m. at 801 12th Street, Commission Room, 2nd Floor, Sacramento, CA. 

Commission members serve four-year terms with a limit of two terms. The Board of Supervisors has six appointees and the City Council has five appointees. Currently, a vacancy exists for a County appointee which is open until filled. To apply online, click here. For information, please call the Agency Clerk at (916) 440-1363 or email vsmith@shra.org.
 

Groundbreaking celebration kicks off construction on 700 Block of K Street

Officials from the City of Sacramento, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, D&S Development and CFY Development officially kicked off the start of construction on the 700 Block of K Street Project with a groundbreaking celebration on March 5, 2015 at St. Rose of Lima Park at 7th and K Streets. Click here to read more.

 

SHRA receives HUD VASH Program of the Year Award

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency has received the 2014 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program of the Year award from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its outstanding collaboration with the Veterans Administration in utilizing vouchers to provide rental housing assistance to homeless veterans. HUD San Francisco Director of Public Housing Miguel Correa presented the Certificate of Recognition to SHRA officials during a conference of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Click here to read more.

 

Groundbreaking celebrates new permanent supportive housing for local veterans

The vision of ending chronic homelessness among veterans moved a step closer to reality in Rancho Cordova as officials representing Sacramento County, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, and several veterans resource agencies joined in a ceremony hosted by Mercy Housing California to break ground on the first 50 units of permanent supportive housing at Mather Veterans
Village for veterans and their families. Click here to read more.

 

Sacramento Housing Authority receives High Performer Designation from HUD for Public Housing Management Performance

The Sacramento City and County Housing Authorities administered by Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) have each received High Performer designation status from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on the annual Public Housing Assessment System report for 2013. Click here to read more.

 
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Globe Mills photo courtesy: Cathy Kelly