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Economic Development & Housing Department

The mission of the Department of Economic Development and Housing is to:

    “Support, create and foster a sustainable and livable community through housing,
    commercial, arts, open space, brownfield and infrastructure development"

Michelle E. DeGuzman
Acting Manager, Economic Development and Housing Division

1333 Park Ave.
Emeryville, CA  94608

Ph: (510) 596-4357

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

To accomplish this mission, the Department oversees the implementation of three programs necessary to the growth and development of the City: economic development, housing, and public art. The successful integration of each program builds a dynamic, vital city serving all of its residents.

The Department is also responsible for overseeing the dissolution of Redevolpment by continuing to implement the remaining obligations of the Redeveloment agency

Economic Development

The Department implements the City’s Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan , approved in March 2012. The Strategy provides an overview of economic development activities, evaluates the City’s strengths and weaknesses, and sets forth principal strategies guiding the economic development program. The Implementation Plan provides a workplan that is approved every two years with the City’s budget.  

Affordable Housing

The goal of the City’s affordable housing program is to Increase housing choice to homebuyers and renters at all income levels by facilitating the development of market rate and affordable housing units, providing program funding and management, and coordinating homeless and fair housing services.

The City is seeking community input on the proposals for the redeveloping of 3706 San Pablo Avenue : Four Proposals

Request for Qualifacations/Proposals: 3706 San Pablo Avenue RFQ/P 

Public Art

The goal of the City’s Public Art Program is to develop innovative public art through strategic collaboration with artists, city departments, and local and regional arts organizations and businesses.  The City has an extensive public art collection and actively acquires public art.

City of Emeryville, 1333 Park Avenue  Emeryville, California 94608 • Ph: (510) 596-4300 • Fx: (510) 658-8095