Plans, Policies & Studies

Inclusionary Housing Policies 

The City of West Sacramento has implemented an inclusionary housing program to increase the amount of affordable housing in the City and to promote the development of mixed-income communities.

         Housing Element 

The City’s current Housing Element was adopted by the City Council on September 18, 2013.  The Housing Element is one of the seven mandated elements of the local government’s general plan.

         Homeless Strategy

The City of West Sacramento is a member of the Yolo County Homeless Coalition. The Coalition facilitates grant writing and coordinates referrals between non-profit and governmental homeless services providers on a county basis. A City of West Sacramento Homeless Strategy is under development as a part of a county-wide effort to reduce the incidence of homelessness.

2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2017/2018 Annual Action Plan

The City of West Sacramento receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  As a requirement of this program, the City must develop a five-year Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan.  The 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2017/2018 Annual Action Plan are available for review.

Questions or comments regarding the City’s CDBG program may be submitted to Louise Collis, Senior Program Manager, at 916-617-4555, by e-mail to, or by mail to: Louise Collis, Economic Development and Housing Department, City of West Sacramento, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691.

Yolo County Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness

In 2008/2009, the cities of West Sacramento, Davis, Woodland, Winters and the County of Yolo conducted community meetings, services forums, site visits, surveys and individual interviews with residents, service providers, community leaders, homeless persons and other stakeholders to create a plan to develop an integrated and effective system to address the needs of homelessness in our community.  One Piece at a Time: Ending & Preventing Homelessness in Yolo County outlines key elements of a homeless prevention strategy, affordable housing goals, supportive services needed to successfully house homeless individuals and to maximize their self-sufficiency, and an implementation plan for administration, coordination and financing.