To serve the diverse needs of our residents, Placer County prioritizes the development of an inclusive and multi-faceted approach to addressing the accessibility of housing. Placer County's housing goals include:

  • Increase the availability of a mix of housing types in the county
  • Support infill development to create sustainable communities
  • Encourage the preservation and development of affordable housing
  • Promote development and availability of housing for the county's workforce

Placer County Housing Pages

Accessory Homes

Click here to learn more about how to build an accessory home in Placer County and find free floor plans, a cost calculator, and Placer County resident testimonials.

Housing Programs

Click here OUR MISSIONPlacer County Housing PagesHeadline to find more information about a Placer County’s housing programs including Hopkins Village, Workforce Housing Preservation Program, First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program, and Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program.

Housing Resource Center

Click here Housing Resource Center to find housing assistance resources, learn about Placer County’s housing partners, find housing research and reports, see results of the FlashVote housing surveys, and find foreclosure assistance.

Affordable Housing & Employee Accommodation Ordinance & Fee

Click here OUR MISSIONPlacer County Housing PagesHeadline to learn about what development projects are affected, what will the fee be used for, and how to calculate the fee.

2021-2029 Housing Element

Click here2021 Housing Element Update view the 2021-2029 Housing Element. Learn more about the goals, policies, and programs in the updated Housing Element, find information on Placer County's RHNA, and more.

Housing Related Code Amendments

Click here Housing Related Code Amendments to see the objectives for the proposed changes to the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Community Design Guidelines Manual and to find information about upcoming meetings pertaining to these changes.

East Placer/North Lake Tahoe Housing

A range of workforce housing projects  and home ownership assistance programs are currently available and being planned for in East Placer

2021 Safety Element Update

Click here to learn more about the Health and Safety Element Update, to find the timeline for adoption, and to learn about upcoming meetings pertaining to the update.