Welcome to the Committee on Housing and Community Development

A portrait photo of Ward (Chair)
Assembly Member Christopher M. Ward Assembly District 78 Chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee
A portrait photo of Joe Patterson (Vice Chair)
Assembly Member Joe Patterson Assembly District 5 Vice Chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee
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Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are building standards, common interest developments, eminent domain, farm worker housing, homeless programs, housing discrimination, housing finance (including redevelopment), housing, natural disaster assistance and preparedness, land use planning, mobile homes/manufactured housing, redevelopment: housing, and rent control.

The Housing and Community Development Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 156 and the phone number is (916) 319-2085.

Please visit the Legislative Hearings page for more information.

Important COVID-19 Information

We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

Any member of the public attending a hearing in the Capitol or 1021 O Street (Swing Space) is encouraged to wear a mask at all times while in the building. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

Committee Information

Committee Room

Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee
1020 N Street, Room 156
Sacramento, CA 95814

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