Paramount

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
$17,347,362

Population:

55,319

Residents
in Poverty:

21.7%

Source: Census 2000

Contact this agency:

http://www.paramountcity.com

16400 Colorado Ave.

Paramount, CA 90723

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

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Housing Units (back to top)

  • 0 used covenants
  • 0 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 2 built
  • 1 rehabilitated
  • 4 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.
Category

Spending

Percent of Total

Agency Average

At risk of becoming
unaffordable
$0 0% 4.76%
Debt payments $6,332,873 36.51% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$4,170,165 24.04% 20.70%
Mobile homes $0 0% 4.79%
New $0 0% 19.18%
Other $757,007 4.36% 16.61%
Planning and
administration
$1,579,195 9.10% 23.57%
Rehabilitation
$4,508,122 25.99% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $0 0% 19.33%
Total $17,347,362 100% 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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