Housing & Community Development Commission (H&CD)

H&CD Commission member flyer

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The purpose of the H&CD Commission is to work with the County to:

Provide advice to the Board of Commissioners of the Orange County Housing Authority as required by law and to Orange County Community Resources Department ("Department''). The advice to the Department shall pertain to the housing related needs of the low to moderately low-income families, including households experiencing homelessness, residing in the unincorporated targeted areas, and in County Cities, except Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Santa Ana, participating in the housing programs of the County.

Advise the Department on the funding priorities for rental assistance, housing development, and community development.


The Housing and Community Development Commission is made up of eleven (11) members: two members selected from current OCHA participants, two members selected by participating cities, five members appointed from each of the five Supervisorial Districts, and two members at large.


An Nguyen1st District
Tracy La2nd District
Mike Alvarez3rd District
Carrie Buck4th District
Stephanie Oddo5th District
James MaiAt-Large
Wayne CarvalhoAt-Large
Carla WilkersonTenant Representative
Helen Smith-GardnerTenant Representative
Mike FrostCity Selection Representative
Cecilia Hupp - ChairCity Selection Representative

H&CD Commission meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. (except as noted). Meetings will be held at location as stated on the Agenda (please see Agenda for each meeting).

H&CD Commission Meetings

Imbedded in the agenda will be instructions on how to attend the H&CD Commission meeting. 

Next MeetingAgendaAudio
May 23, 2024Notice 




Prior Meeting Date
April 25, 2024ViewListen
March 28, 2024Notice 
February 22, 2024ViewListen
January 25, 2024Notice 

2024 Meeting Schedule

January 25July 25
February 22August 22
March 28September 26
April 25October 24
May 23November - DARK
June 27December 5*

How to Get Involved

The public is invited to attend H&CD Commission meetings.  For information about meeting dates and times, please email ochcdcommission@occr.ocgov.com or call (714) 480-2920.  Members of the public may also apply to join the H&CD Commission as At-Large community members upon a vacancy.  When a vacancy occurs, information about the application process will be posted under the News section below.