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Housing Strategy
Housing Voices Process- What We Have Accomplished
Santa Cruz Voices on Housing- A Four Pronged Approach
1) Listening Tour conducted by former Mayor Cynthia Chase
3) Development of high-quality, online and printed engagement resources
4) Brown Bag Housing Discussion
Santa Cruz Voices on Housing- Fall 2017 Engagement Report
Housing Blueprint Committee
Housing Blueprint Subcommittee Recommendations
Housing Related Resources


  • Who needs Housing in Santa Cruz?
  • How is the Santa Cruz housing crisis different than any other coastal California city?
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