Providing enhanced services to make 275 blocks of Downtown San Diego’s urban neighborhoods cleaner, safer, and more vibrant.
The Downtown Property and Business Improvement District, otherwise known as the Downtown Partnership Clean & Safe program, is a passionate group of maintenance ambassadors, safety ambassadors, unhoused care professionals, beautification experts, and support staff who have been dedicated to making Downtown cleaner and safer for more than 20 years. Residents, businesses, and property owners can have confidence in Downtown because of the best practices, continuous improvement, and recognized excellence that the DSDP Clean & Safe team brings to the responsibility of serving Downtown’s neighborhoods.
For frequently asked questions about the Clean & Safe program including how it’s funded, who is eligible to receive Clean & Safe services, etc., visit our FAQ page.
Our compassionate unhoused care team is committed to reducing Downtown homelessness through connections to appropriate interventions and direct street outreach.
Maintenance ambassadors empty garbage bins, sweep sidewalks, refill dog bag stations, and perform a variety of other tasks to make the public realm cleaner for everyone to enjoy.
Safety ambassadors are additional eyes and ears for Downtown neighborhoods. They conduct business visits, welfare checks, and can even walk you to your home or car in the Downtown area.
As an additional benefit to Downtown neighborhoods, the Clean & Safe program includes a robust community enhancement portfolio of projects like murals, wayfinding signage, community events, and more.
To make our public realm cleaner, the Clean & Safe program provides additional power washing throughout the 275 blocks of the Property and Business Improvement District. See when your block gets cleaned.