Warning Signs
For fiscal years spanning
2000-2001 to 2007-2008
Failed to
develop land
within five
Spent more
than half their
money on
Spent at least
$100,000 of budget and built no units



in Poverty:


Source: Census 2000

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1000 Webster St.

Fairfield, CA 94533

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

Jump to: Housing Units | Land Holdings | Spending | Nearby Agencies

Housing Units (back to top)

  • 65 used covenants
  • 0 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 379 built
  • 856 rehabilitated
  • 84 destroyed

Land Holdings (back to top)

A state law requires land purchased for affordable housing to be developed within five years.

This agency has failed to develop:

  • 6 parcels of land (about 39 acres) for more than five years
  • 4 parcels of land (about 38 acres) for more than 10 years

Spending (back to top)

Expenditure data current as of 2008.


Percent of Total

Agency Average

At risk of becoming
$0 0% 4.76%
Debt payments $6,147,049 11.29% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$19,107,708 35.10% 20.70%
Mobile homes $266,723 less than 1% 4.79%
New $3,165,845 5.82% 19.18%
Other $6,970,940 12.80% 16.61%
Planning and
$8,644,902 15.88% 23.57%
$6,783,280 12.46% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $3,354,536 6.16% 19.33%
Total $54,440,983 100% N/A

Nearby Agencies (back to top)

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Source: California Department of Housing and Community Development

Credits: Kim Christensen, Jessica Garrison, Michelle Minkoff, Sandra Poindexter, Doug Smith

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About this project

This database tracks the expenditures of California city and county redevelopment agencies on housing.

During the fiscal years spanning 2000-2001 to 2007-2008, agencies spent property tax dollars mostly on planning, acquiring land and constructing, renovating and removing housing units.

Arrested Redevelopment

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