Community Development

The Long Beach Community Investment Company

The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) and our Housing team work on behalf of the City of Long Beach, and together with the City’s many partners and developers, to address the critical issue of housing availability and affordability in Long Beach.

The LBCIC is committed to providing sustainable housing, revitalizing neighborhoods, and promoting livability—all of which make our community safer, more attractive and viable.

In the years ahead, The LBCIC will continue to create partnerships with community groups, developers, and service providers to support creative and innovative investment programs that provide affordable and sustainable housing for those who are most in need.

The LBCIC Meetings

In-person regular board meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in Long Beach City Hall, 2nd floor Conference Room (The Beach).

We look forward to your participation. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Monica Jaime at 562.570.6957 or via email at Monica.Jaime@longbeach.gov

The Board Members and Materials

October 22, 2013, the Long Beach City Council approved Resolutions dissolving the Community Development Advisory Commission (CDAC), amending and restating the organizational documents of The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC), and renaming the organization The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC).

Members of the Board

  • Mary Castro, Chair
  • Hilda Delgado, Vice Chair
  • Alejandra Ramirez, Director
  • Eva Melgarejo, Director
  • Hakim Chambers, Director
  • Jasmine Esparza, Director
  • Woody Sides, Director

Staff

  • Christopher Koontz, Director of Long Beach Community Development, President of LBCIC
  • Meggan Sorensen, Housing and Neighborhood Services Bureau Manager, Vice President of LBCIC
  • Monica Jaime, Long Beach Community Development, Secretary for LBCIC