Placer County Local News: Housing


All Local Housing News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/16/2024
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In a continued commitment to fair housing, the city of Colfax approved a resolution April 10 to further efforts to activities and programs related to housing and community development.

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04/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Workforce Housing Preservation Program Resumes in Eastern Placer

Up to $150,000 is again available to eastern Placer workers looking to buy a home in the North Lake Tahoe region.

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04/05/2024
Tenants in many new privately owned, low-income units will be protected from double-digit increases. So will some in existing units, after a state committee on affordable housing imposed a rent cap.

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04/02/2024
Image for display with article titled California’s Most Controversial Housing Law Could Get a Makeover

Some of California‚Äôs top lawmakers want to clear up, but also rein in, the ‚Äúbuilder‚Äôs remedy.‚ÄĚ

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Bear Box Grant Program Now Available for Tahoe Basin Property Owners, Receive Up to $2,200

Placer County property owners in the Tahoe Basin can receive up to $2,200 to install a bear-resistant garbage can, also known as a bear box.

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03/15/2024
Image for display with article titled Auburn Passes Resolution Supporting Local Control Regarding Housing Issues

The Auburn City Council passed a resolution calling out the state of California specifically around housing legislation usurping local control of land use decisions.

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03/14/2024
An introduction to locals living out of their vehicles and examples of municipal "safe parking programs."

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03/12/2024
Image for display with article titled Auburn Family Restores Historic McCann House

Sarah and Simon Gowring have put more than a year and a half of their lives into breathing some life back into a historic Victorian home in the center of downtown Auburn, once home to revered Auburn Journal Editor and community volunteer Vernon McCann.

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03/11/2024
Image for display with article titled Growth and Problems for Sacramento Self-Help Housing

As the numbers of people experiencing homelessness in the Sacramento area grew, the once-nimble SSHH expanded its services. Problems quickly followed.

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03/07/2024
Image for display with article titled County Accepting Public Comment on Housing Element Amendment

An amendment to Placer County’s 2021-29 Housing Element has been released for public review and comment. The amendment addresses changes that have occurred since the May 2021 adoption of the Housing Element, including revisions to the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) shortfall and adjustment to the Residential Land Inventory.

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03/07/2024
The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources advisors has published a new website with information resources for small acreage landowners raising livestock.

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03/06/2024
Image for display with article titled LISTEN: Tahoe TAP Podcast With Julie Regan, Executive Director of the TRPA

This week the Tahoe TAP podcast brings you Julie Regan, Executive Director of the Tahoe Planning Agency (TRPA) to chat about affordable housing solutions, struggles and strategies.

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03/01/2024
Image for display with article titled Supervisors Act on Block Grant, Short-term Rentals, SNOW Sports Museum

The Placer County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, Feb. 27 and discussed the closeout of the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus, short-term vacation rentals ordinance, and the SNOW Sports Museum and Community Cultural Center.

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02/26/2024
No issue matters more to Californians than housing and homelessness. Catch up on where the major Senate candidates stand on the subject.

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02/19/2024
Image for display with article titled The Collapse of Sacramento Self-Help Housing

A once-groundbreaking nonprofit working with chronically homeless people in California’s capital closed and filed for bankruptcy in 2023. Here’s what happened.

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02/13/2024
As agents hunt for business in Southern California's slow real estate market, some are trying out new ways of tracking down leads. Others are quitting the industry.

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02/09/2024
Image for display with article titled Workforce Housing in Tahoe Still Needs Work

Housing remains a significant challenge for both workers and employers in the Tahoe Truckee region.

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02/07/2024
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta announced consumer tools to help tenants and landlords understand how much rent can rise under a state law.

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02/05/2024
States are plowing billions of dollars into a high-stakes health care experiment that’s exploding around the country: using scarce public health insurance money to provide housing for the poorest and sickest Americans.

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01/30/2024
Image for display with article titled Design Committee Wants Kings Beach 8-Unit Project to Adjust Aesthetics

The Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee asked a Kings Beach multi-family residential housing project developer to come back and present implemented suggestions at a future meeting.

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