SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA
The revitalization of the Townsend and Raitt neighborhood began with the acquisition of five multifamily buildings. C&C Development and Orange Housing Development Corporation, working in conjunction with the City of Santa Ana, identified and acquired highly visible, problem properties for the first phase. Through the efforts of the developer, city staff and the Santa Ana Police Department, a neighborhood association was formed to identify and target specific issues within the community.
In addition to a complete rehabilitation of the property, C&C Development and Orange Housing Development Corporation constructed a free standing community center to service the residents of the neighborhood. The community center is operated by KidWorks, a local service provider with extensive ties to the community.