Community Development

Community Development (CD)

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.

Consolidated Plan (ConPlan)

The Five-Year ConPlan 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. The ConPlan 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, homeless persons and households with low and moderate income.

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

ConPlan FY 2020-24

Substantial Amendments to FY 2019-20 Annual Action Plan, FY 2015-19 Consolidated Plan, FY 2020-21 Annual Action Plan and FY 2020-24 Consolidated Plan

FY 2020-24 Consolidated Plan/Citizen Participation Plan and FY 2020-21 Annual Action Plan

The Community Meetings identify neighborhood needs.

Consolidated Plan Community Meeting Dates (Revised)

Consolidated Plan Community Meeting Dates - Spanish (Revised)

Community Survey for Consolidated Plan FY 2020-24

The Focus Group Meetings invite agencies to identify neighborhood needs.

Consolidated Plan Focus Group Meeting

ConPlan FY 2015-19

FY 2015-19 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019-20 Annual Action Plan Amendment (Updated)
FY 2015-19 Consolidated Plan and FY 2015-16 Annual Action Plan

FY 2020-24 Citizen Participation Plan

Citizen Participation Plan FY 2015-19 - Amendment (Updated)

Citizen Participation Plan (CPP) FY 2015-19 The 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).

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and Fair Housing Action Plan (AI)

The purpose of AI is a plan 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 2020-25 Orange County Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Annual Action Plan (AAP)

The AAP is an annual update of the ConPlan. A complete draft of the AAP is available for public review and comments for a 30-day period beginning in approximately in March of each year.

AAP FY 2021-22 Draft (New)
AAP FY 2019-20
Substantial Amendment 3 to FY 2020-21 AAP (Yorba Linda Contract) (New)
Substantial Amendment to FY 2019-20 AAP (Yorba Linda Contract)
Substantial Amendment to FY 2019-20 AAP (Stanton Contract)
Substantial Amendment to FY 2019-20 AAP (Updated)
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)

Funding Allocation Policy and Process (FAAP)

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

FAPP FY 2021-22
FAPP FY 2020-21
FAPP FY 2019-20
FAPP FY 2018-19
FAPP FY 2017-18
FAPP FY 2016-17
FAPP FY 2015-16

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 ConPlan 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 2019-20
CAPER FY 2018-19
CAPER FY 2017-18
CAPER FY 2016-17
CAPER FY 2015-16
CAPER FY 2014-15

Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Program Application Including Five-Year Plan

The PLHA Five Year Plan is a planning document that states the eligible PLHA activities to be undertaken by the County of Orange for the following five years. It includes the actual amount of the first year and an estimated amount during the five-year plan period. To receive an allocation of PLHA funds, the County must submit the approved plan along with the application to the State of California Housing and Community Development (HCD) Department.