Housing & Community Development

The Department of Housing and Community Development is dedicated to improving Oakland's neighborhoods and to making sure all Oaklanders have safe and affordable housing.

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Portrait of Christina Mun

Christina Mun

Interim Director, Housing & Community Development

Christina Mun is serving as Interim Director of HCD effective September 10, 2022. Christina has made a significant impact in HCD over the past two years. Since joining the City in 2020, Christina has guided policy and data work for the Department and overseen the multifamily and small homeowner lending teams. She has also led the City’s efforts to secure new sources of funding to meet the City’s urgent need for affordable housing, including over $72M in State HCD Homekey awards for 276 units for Oaklanders experiencing homelessness. Christina was appointed Acting Deputy Director in 2021 and became Deputy Director of Housing Development earlier this year. Ms. Mun brings more than 15 years of experience in affordable housing development and policy, including at the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development and the leading NYC municipal housing agencies. She is a Bay Area local and proud graduate of UC Berkeley (Master of City Planning) and UC San Diego (B.A. Urban Studies).

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Map image for Housing & Community Development, located at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 6301
Oakland, CA 94612

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Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed