OUR MISSION

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, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program, and First Time Homebuyer 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, and see results of the FlashVote housing surveys. 

Affordable Housing & Employee Accommodation Ordinance & Fee

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

Housing Element Update

Click here2021 Housing Element Update to learn more about the adoption process of the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update and find information about upcoming events and opportunities to participate. 

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.


Building Housing in Placer County

Click here to find information on the Housing Development Advisory Taskforce, to learn about the incentives for affordable housing development, and to find housing opportunity sites.

2021 Safety Element Update

Click here OUR MISSIONPlacer County Housing PagesHeadline 2021 Safety Element Update 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.