Resources for Community Development creates and preserves affordable housing for people with the fewest options, to build community and enrich lives.


See RCD’s new outline of five strategic directions that will help us achieve greater impact on the extreme shortage of affordable housing.  Read Stronger Places Stronger Lives here.

A study of our residents offers insight into benefits of transit oriented housing. Read the transit survey here.


Advocate for Affordable Housing!

In the November 8 election, we will select a new president and make decisions as a community on several local issues that are important because they will impact our neighborhoods for years to come. Register to vote online at the Secretary of State’s website: http://registertovote.ca.gov/. You can also pick up voter registration forms at your local post office or library.  Last day to register is October 24, 2016.
Yes on A1    http://www.affordablealameda.com/
In Alameda County, Yes on A1 will fund a $580 million Affordable Housing Bond for new rental opportunities, first-time and second-chance homeownership, and an Innovation Fund to allow pre-qualification for funding and rapid response that protects existing affordability.

Yes on A  http://yesonaffordablehousing.org/
In Santa Clara County, Yes on A will provide a $950 million bond for affordable housing, including $700 million for our most vulnerable residents, $100 million for low-income families, and $150 million for working families and first-time homebuyer programs.

Yes on K.    http://yesonk.net/
In San Mateo County, Yes on K is a vote to extend the current half-cent sales tax to fund affordable homes and quality services.