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Economic & Community Development

The Economic and Community Development team works to initiate the improvement of quality neighborhoods, help ensure a sound economic base for the community and help increase the quality of life for residents within the City of Bakersfield. The City, along with non-profit and community partnerships, accomplishes the following:  
  • Assisting homeless individuals in obtaining housing
  • Developing new affordable housing
  • Improving existing housing conditions and providing fair housing services
  • Expanding economic opportunities in business and employment for residents and other economic development activities
  •  Community facilities and resources for seniors, children and youth, and to low-moderate income neighborhoods

Contact ECD
Main Phone: (661) 326-3765

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