Department Overview

The Redevelopment Department implements the day to day operations of the Lynwood Redevelopment Agency, and helps formulate and implement the Redevelopment Plan.  The Redevelopment Department undertakes activities consisting of the acquisition of real property, demolition and clearance of certain existing structures, development of affordable housing and commercial business, installation of necessary public improvements and rehabilitation of residential, commercial and public structures to meet the stated goals and objectives of the Agency's Redevelopment Plan and Five Third Year Redevelopment Implementation and Housing Plan. The Redevelopment Department uses redevelopment tools to eliminate blight at Project Area A and Alameda Project Area and establish these areas as viable development areas. The Redevelopment Department assists the City of Lynwood revitalize the Lynwood community by using redevelopment tools to implement strategies to encourage new development, create new jobs, generate tax revenues, and create more affordable housing.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Redevelopment Department is to provide staff support to the Lynwood Redevelopment Agency. The Agency was formed for the purpose of arresting blight, improving the City's commercial and industrial base and protecting the health, safety and general welfare of city residents. It is the intent and goal of the LRA to continue to provide economic incentives in order to attract and retain businesses, within the redevelopment project areas. In addition, where economically feasible, the LRA will continue to work with developers in order to revitalize the existing commercial and industrial areas to create jobs, and to arrest blight and ensure the safety of the business community and established neighborhoods.

Programs

HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM

The City of Lynwood provides financial assistance to repair owner occupied homes.  The City provides grants for $10,000 and loans up to $35,000 with zero interest.  There are various criteria to qualify including income limits.  For further information please contact the Housing Division at (310) 603-0220 ext. 258.

NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM (NSP) 1

The goal of the NSP 1 program is to purchase abandoned and foreclosed properties and resell these homes in designated target areas. The Lynwood Redevelopment Agency (LRA), in collaboration with the City of Carson, is in the process of rehabilitating foreclosed homes purchased through the program. Buyers must be low, moderate, or middle-income households with income at or below 120% of area median income. This program will support LRA in their mission to remove blight and provide affordable housing.

Click HERE for more information on NSP 1.

Public Notice:

PBID Public Hearing Notice (PDF)

Community Development Contact Information


Annette Potts, Deputy Director of Administrative Services

(310) 603-0220, ext. 269
apotts@lynwood.ca.us

Bruno Naulls, Community Development Associate
(310) 603-0220, ext. 253
bnaulls@lynwood.ca.us

Regina Brooks, Executive Assistant
(310) 603-0220, ext. 254
rbrooks@lynwood.ca.us

Suzanne Trejo, Administrative Aide
(310)603-0220, ext. 601
strejo@lynwood.ca.us