Economic Development

The City Manager's Office oversees Economic Development which consists of the Southern California Logistics Airport, the Successor Agency to the Victorville Redevelopment Agency and the Victorville Housing Trust. Economic Development focuses on business attraction and retention, providing an ideal climate for the business community. Economic Development staff can be relied on to act as a liaison to businesses locating to the City of Victorville.  

Southern California Logistics Airport- Southern California Logistics Airport is a 2,500-acre world-class aerospace services hub, providing aircraft owners, manufacturers and aerospace service providers with an ideal location to serve the global market. 

 Successor Agency- The Successor Agency to the Victorville Redevelopment Agency is responsible for the winding down of the former redevelopment agency and the former redevelopment agency housing obligations. The Successor Agency to the Victorville Redevelopment Agency works with the Oversight Board who has review of the Successor Agency's actions in this wind down process. Click here to view documents

City of Victorville, a Municipal Corporation, as Successor to Housing Assets of the Victorville Redevelopment Agency - On January 17, 2012, the City Council elected to retain the housing assets and functions previously performed by the Victorville Redevelopment Agency (“Agency”) in accordance with H&S Code Section 34176(a) by adopting City Council Resolution No. 12-007 and 12-008. To facilitate the transfer of assets to and performance of the housing functions of the former Agency, the City Council adopted Resolution No. R-HF-12-002 on November 20, 2012, designating the “Victorville Housing Trust (VHT)” as the formal and legal name by which the City should be know and identified when performing the housing functions of the former Agency. On June 21, 2016, the City Council, performing the housing functions of the former Agency, adopted Resolution No. R-HF-16-001 repealing Resolution No. R-HF-12-002 to abolish the VHT, amend all subsequent resolutions of the VHT, and confirm that the “City of Victorville, a Municipal Corporation, as Successor to Housing Assets of the Victorville Redevelopment Agency” is the lawfully-designated housing successor entity, and authorizing the taking of certain actions.

In accordance with the California Health and Safety Code Section 34176.1(f), the City of Victorville, as Successor to Housing Assets of the Victorville Redevelopment Agency is required to provide to its governing body, and post on its City website, its Housing Successor Annual Report (Report) regarding the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund (LMIHAF), dated February 2, 2016. This Report sets forth certain details of the City of Victorville (Housing Successor) activities during Fiscal Year 2014-15. The Report is based upon information prepared by Housing Successor staff and information contained within the in depended financial audit of the Low and Moderate Income Housing Asset Fund. 

Housing Successor Annual Report FY 15-16

Housing Successor Annual Report FY14-15

Housing Assets

HomeBuyer Workshop HomeBuyer Workshop Spanish

HUD Grants- The Economic Development Department serves as the administrator of grant funds that facilitate many programs such as Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Mortgage Assistance, Neighborhood Stabilization, Owner Occupied Rehabilitation, and Senior Home Repair.

2017-2018 Community Planning and Development Grants:

The City of Victorville and the Apple Valley/Victorville HOME Consortium Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Related Data and Plan can be found below.

Click the link to view data online: http://egis.hud.gov/affht/

Housing Programs:

  Senior Home Repair Program (SHRP) Flyer


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Department Contacts

Department of Economic Development
14343 Civic Drive
Victorville, CA 92392
760.955.5032
Email: opportunities@
victorvillecity.com

Sophie Smith
Economic Development Division Head

Business Division:              Southern California Logistics Airport, Business Development

Tracy Foster                    Marketing & Leasing    760.243.1923

Keala Mare                    Marketing Assistant 760.243.1924


Housing Division:
HUD Grants, Senior Home-Repair Program, Owner Occupied Rehab-Program 

Lesyenia Marin
Senior Administrative Analyst
760.955.4823

Liliana Collins
Economic Development Specialist
760.243.6312

Jennifer Thompson
Economic Development Specialist
760.243.4773

Elaine Behrse
Economic Development Specialist
760.955.1173

Lisa Perea
Economic Development Management Technician
760.243.1922

Kinda Salloum            Economic Development Administrative Intern
760.243.1901