Redevelopment Agencies > Palm Desert

Palm Desert

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

Contact this agency:

73-510 Fred Waring Dr.

Palm Desert, CA 92260

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

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Housing Units (back to top)

  • 48 used covenants
  • 692 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 401 built
  • 221 rehabilitated
  • 34 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:

  • 0 parcels of land for more than five years
  • 0 parcels of land for more than 10 years

Spending (back to top)

Expenditure data current as of 2008.


Percent of Total

Agency Average

At risk of becoming
$212,673 less than 1% 4.76%
Debt payments $33,349,956 16.81% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$79,004,010 39.82% 20.70%
Mobile homes $28,940 less than 1% 4.79%
New $41,625,510 20.98% 19.18%
Other $15,963,114 8.05% 16.61%
Planning and
$10,607,355 5.35% 23.57%
$13,928,317 7.02% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $3,676,931 1.85% 19.33%
Total $198,396,806 100% 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.

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