San Jose

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:

200 E. Santa Clara

San Jose, CA 95113

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

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

Housing Units (back to top)

  • 0 used covenants
  • 1,187 used subsidies
  • 189 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 6,375 built
  • 509 rehabilitated
  • 186 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:

  • 4 parcels of land (about seven acres) 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 $155,350,785 24.78% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$153,955,494 24.56% 20.70%
Mobile homes $0 0% 4.79%
New $196,222,103 31.30% 19.18%
Other $489,941 less than 1% 16.61%
Planning and
$76,767,477 12.25% 23.57%
$22,194,858 3.54% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $21,879,800 3.49% 19.33%
Total $626,860,458 100% 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.

Arrested Redevelopment

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