The Housing department has the general responsibility for development and implementation of affordable housing programs, policies, and projects for the City of West Sacramento. Other Housing department activities include providing gap financing loans for the construction or rehabilitation of affordable multi-family housing, and reporting on affordable housing production to various agencies such as the State Department of Housing and Community Development and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments. The Housing department also administers the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
The draft City of West Sacramento Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation summarizing goals accomplished with fiscal year 2017/2018 CDBG funding received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be available for review and comment from September 12, 2018 through September 26, 2018 at the City of West Sacramento Economic Development and Housing Department, 1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691; and at the West Sacramento branch of the Yolo County Library (Arthur F. Turner Library), 1212 Merkley Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691. A link to the document is also provided below.
- Inclusionary Housing Program
- Affordable Rental Housing
- Fair Housing
- Yolo County Section 8 Housing Program
HighlightsThe City of West Sacramento celebrated the grand opening of West Gateway Place on Friday, May 19th, 2017. Located in the Bridge District northwest of Raley Field along Tower Bridge Gateway, West Gateway Place is one of the first workforce housing developments in California to receive the state’s cap-and-trade funding. Co-developed by Jamboree Housing and West Sacramento Housing Development Corporation and designed by Mogavero Architects , this newest affordable housing project features 77 sustainable apartment homes, 4,000 square feet of retail space and 12,000 square feet of common areas in two four-story buildings, and close transportation with bicycle and pedestrian paths. It has recently been awarded the Platinum Award in the Affordable Community Category for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Best in American Living Awards. West Gateway Place is currently at full occupancy.
Housing Department Contacts:
Senior Program Manager
Community Investment Specialist