Welcome to the Community Development Agency

About the Agency

The Community Development Agency is responsible for providing services in the area of economic development, job training, affordable housing, and downtown development. The Agency plans, develops and administers programs to accomplish the public policy goals of the Santa Ana City Council, Santa Ana Housing Authority and Workforce Investment Board.

Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) and homelessness

Emergency Solution Grant

The ESG program provides funding to non-profits to offer services to individuals experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of losing their housing due to eviction, foreclosure, or utility shutoffs.


Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG)

Community Development Block Grant

The CDGB program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. CDBG Program



Here you will find many of the resources and efforts the City is undertaking to Address Homelessness in Santa Ana.