The Housing and Community Development Committee (HCDC) makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, through the Director of the County's Department of Housing, related to the expenditure of all housing and community development funds to review and provide a forum for public comment on affordable housing and community development needs.

There are 15 members of the HCDC: two members appointed by the Council of Cities; one member appointed by the Commission on Aging; one member appointed by the Commission on Disabilities; one member appointed by the Executive Committee of the Continuum of Care Planning Board; one member living in the unincorporated area of North Fair Oaks; one member living in the unincorporated Coastside; one member living in a low-income community; one member appointed by each entitlement city in the County's HOME Consortium (currently only South San Francisco); one of whom shall have experience/expertise in real estate, finance, development or operations.