Palmdale

Total
Warning Signs
For fiscal years spanning
2000-2001 to 2007-2008
Failed to
develop land
within five
years
Spent more
than half their
money on
"planning"
Spent at least
$100,000 of budget and built no units
$64,222,600

Population:

116,573

Residents
in Poverty:

15.7%

Source: Census 2000

Contact this agency:

http://www.cityofpalmdale.org

38300 Sierra Hwy.

Palmdale, CA 93550

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

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Housing Units (back to top)

  • 111 used covenants
  • 0 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 190 built
  • 16 rehabilitated
  • 79 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:

  • 2 parcels of land (about two acres) for more than five years
  • 0 parcels of land for more than 10 years

Spending (back to top)

Expenditure data current as of 2008.
Category

Spending

Percent of Total

Agency Average

At risk of becoming
unaffordable
$0 0% 4.76%
Debt payments $2,730,670 4.25% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$14,571,447 22.69% 20.70%
Mobile homes $850,832 1.32% 4.79%
New $9,798,885 15.26% 19.18%
Other $10,295,367 16.03% 16.61%
Planning and
administration
$16,069,411 25.02% 23.57%
Rehabilitation
$8,704,657 13.55% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $1,201,331 1.87% 19.33%
Total $64,222,600 100% 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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