Welcome to the Department of Housing. We are a department of the County of San Mateo, consisting of two divisions:
Housing & Community Development (HCD) and the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HACSM).

Our Mission: The Department of Housing collaborates with partners as a catalyst to increase the supply of affordable housing and create opportunities for people at all income levels and abilities to prosper by supporting livable and thriving communities.

Our Vision: To be a national model for housing departments by fostering a dynamic, diverse and productive team that leads change through the creation of innovative strategies and solutions to housing challenges in San Mateo County.

Our Core Values:
Innovative
Trustworthy
Client-Focused
Impactful