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Housing, Human Rights and Community Development

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The primary mission of the Orange County Housing, Human Rights and Community Development Department is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

JamesFamilyTo achieve this mission, the Department has the following strategic goals:

  • Expand the supply of assisted housing
  • Improve the quality of assisted housing
  • Increase assisted housing choices
  • Ensure equal opportunity and affirmatively further fair housing
  • Enforce the Orange County Civil Rights Ordinance by investigating housing and public accommodation discrimination cases

For housing and other resources in the Orange County community, please see the Orange County Resource Guide