Redevelopment Agencies > San Diego (city)

San Diego (city)

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:

1200 3rd Ave., Suite 1400

San Diego, CA 92101

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

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Housing Units (back to top)

  • 50 used covenants
  • 21 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 2,122 built
  • 109 rehabilitated
  • 124 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:

  • 1 parcel of land (about one acre) for more than five years
  • 1 parcel of land (about one acre) 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 $34,040,641 16.73% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$62,436,410 30.68% 20.70%
Mobile homes $0 0% 4.79%
New $13,890,805 6.83% 19.18%
Other $7,931,266 3.90% 16.61%
Planning and
$16,448,677 8.08% 23.57%
$34,806,979 17.11% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $33,933,098 16.68% 19.33%
Total $203,487,876 100% N/A

Audit (back to top)

The state department of housing and community development audited selected agencies until 2007, when the program was discontinued due to a lack of funds.

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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