Affordable Housing Strategy

  1. Housing Strategy English
  2. Estrategía de alojamiento español

What is the San Pablo Affordable Housing Strategy?

The Affordable Housing Strategy will develop policies and strategies for the City of San Pablo to improve housing options and affordability.

The Affordable Housing Strategy will identify opportunities and constraints for increased market-rate and affordable housing development and preservation. It will include an implementation plan to meet the following City goals:

  • Conserve and improve existing housing
  • Increase production in compliance with state law
  • Support low income homeowners and buyers
  • Address special needs populations
  • Increase funding opportunities and leverage the City’s existing Low Income Housing Fund

ScheduleCity of San Pablo

  • April – July 2020: Online Community Survey  
  • April – July 2020: Research and Analysis
  • August 27, 2020 Affordable Housing Forum English Video (password: English1!) and Power Point Slides 
  • August 29, 2020 Affordable Housing Forum in Spanish Video (contraseña: Spanish1!) and Power Point Slides
  • September 2020: Draft Strategy and Implementation Plan
  • Late Fall 2020: City Council Meeting to Adopt Final Strategy and Implementation Plan

Other Ways to Participate

Attend City Council Meetings and Economic Development, Housing & Project Management Standing Committee Meetings. Several public meetings will be held with decision makers, including the Standing Committee Meetings and City Council meetings. The purpose of these meetings will be to share analytical findings and community feedback, refine the strategies and implementation actions, and receive input on the public draft plan.

Affordable Housing Forum. San Pablo hosted Affordable Housing Forums on August 27, 2020 in English and August 29, 2020 in Spanish. The forums presented information about existing affordable housing resources offered by the City of San Pablo and Contra Costa County. The forum provided an opportunity for community members to ask questions and share their perspective on strategies to improve housing affordability in San Pablo, as part of the City’s ongoing Affordable Housing Strategy Study.  A video of the Forums and the Power Point slides can be viewed English Video (password: English1!) and  Power Point Slides

If you have any questions feel free to email

Resources and Links

Contra Costa County’s Affordable Housing Page

Housing Crisis Act of 2019 - SB 330 Preliminary Application