R Street Stakeholders and Partners

R Street has many stakeholders, organizations, and agencies working to make the corridor a thriving neighborhood.

City of Sacramento – The City of Sacramento directed and developed the planning effort to create the R Street Master Plan that was adopted 1996.  The City’s role on R Street is to implement the land use plan, development standards, and design guidelines of the corridor.   Additionally, the development of public infrastructure and open space would also fall into the jurisdiction of the City.

Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) – CADA is a joint powers authority created by the State of California and the City of Sacramento to implement the residential and neighborhood commercial development components to the Capitol Area Neighborhood and R Street Plan Area. Because of CADA’s unique structure and its proven expertise in linking, convening, collaborating, and sharing resources with diverse public and private partners, its redevelopment boundaries were expanded in 2002 to include a key central section of the R Street Corridor between 9th and 19th Streets.  CADA currently is working with the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency and Regis Homes of Northern California to develop Capitol Lofts, which includes 122 units of housing and over 3,000 square feet of neighborhood serving commercial retail.

Downtown Development Group (DDG) –  Established in 1997, the Downtown Development Group (DDG) manages the redevelopment and revitalization of the Downtown Sacramento and the Richards Boulevard Redevelopment Project Areas.  DDG’s redevelopment boundaries include the western portion of R Street from 2nd to 9th Streets.

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency  (SHRA) – The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is a Joint Powers Authority created as a public agency by the City and County of Sacramento in 1973. SHRA is the lead public agency and public developer for the City and the County regarding affordable housing, public housing and redevelopment projects and issues.

Capitol Area R Street Association (CARSA) / Friends of Fremont Park – CARSA is a neighborhood group of residents, property owners and business owners who support new housing and commercial development through mixed-use, adaptive re-use, and infill development.    The association has been an active participant in the R Street Planning and Activities since 2002.  Friends of Fremont Park is a non-profit organization that works for the betterment of Fremont Park and the nearby neighborhoods including R Street.