Economic Development & Housing Division


The division oversees the implementation of programs necessary to the growth and development of the city:
  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Public Art
The successful integration of each program builds a dynamic, vital city serving all of its residents.
The department is also responsible for overseeing the dissolution of redevelopment by continuing to implement the remaining obligations of the Redevelopment agency

Economic Development

The Department implements the city’s Economic Development Strategy approved in October 2017. The Strategy provides a framework and prioritization for the deployment of the City's economic development resources, with an aim to leverage Emeryville's competitive advantage as a City of Art and Innovation.  The Strategy addresses a wide range of topics including Infrastructure and Transportation, Marketing and Promotion, Community Advancement, and Organization and Network Building.

Affordable Housing Program

The goal of the city’s Affordable Housing Program is to Increase housing choice to home buyers and renters at all income levels by facilitating the development of market rate and affordable housing units, providing program funding and management, and coordinating homeless and fair housing services
Eviction and Harassment Protection for Emeryville Residents

Public Art Program

The goal of the city’s Public Art Program is to develop innovative public art through strategic collaboration with artists, city departments, and local and regional arts organizations and businesses. The city has an extensive public art collection and actively acquires public art. 

New Call for Artists-Mural Project; 
Release Date 1-20-21

The City is inviting artists and artist teams to make proposals to design, install, and maintain a new mural installation at 1461 Sherwin Avenue. Deadline for the online only submittals is March 19, 2021. Please click on the graphic of the Request for Proposals document, below, to review the RFP document for further information. An Addendum to the RFP, responsive to questions received within the RFP question period, now expired, is also provided; it provides additional information applicable to the project. Eligibility is limited to Bay Area or California-based artists.

Sherwin Ave Mural RFP Coversheet Graphic

Addendum 1 to the above-referenced Call for Artists-Mural Project.

To review additional materials provided in Addendum 1, issued 2-22-21, click here.

Grant Funded Capital Development Projects

The EDH Division assists the City realize its top infrastructure improvement goals through managing grants and design development of projects funded by grants. Such grant funded activities currently managed by EDH staff included the Transit Center and the Emeryville Greenway. For more information on the Emeryville Greenway click here.

Title VI Information

Title VI Notice to the Public and Complaint Form and Procedure for Civil Rights Discrimination. 
For information in other language, contact the City of Emeryville reception desk at City Hall 1333 Park Ave Emeryville, Ca 94608 (510)596-4300

ਹੋਰ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿਚ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਲਈ, 'ਤੇ Emeryville ਰਿਸੈਪਸ਼ਨ ਡੈਸਕ ਦੇ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਪਰਕ ਕਰੋ (510) 596-4300.

Para obtener información en otro idioma, póngase en contacto con el Ayuntamiento de recepción en Emeryville (510) 596-4300.

在另一种语言的信息,请与市埃默里维尔前台处(510) 596-4300.