Draft FY16-17 CAPER Available for Public Comment:  A draft of Walnut Creek's fiscal year 16-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is now available for public comment. Download the report.

The public may obtain information about or comment on this report by contacting the Housing Administrative Analyst in the Community and Economic Development Department, located on the second floor of City Hall, 1666 North Main Street, by calling (925) 943-5899 ext. 2216, or through e-mail at: Copies are available online and at the downtown Walnut Creek library. Hearing impaired individuals may call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2929 for assistance. Citizen comments received about the report by 5:00 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 will be included in the City’s submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

City Council will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek to consider approving and authorizing submission of the FY16-17 CAPER.

Accessory Dwelling Units: Governor Brown signed two bills in September 2016 which affect Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): Senate Bills (SB) 1069, and Assembly Bill (AB) 2299, both of which will take effect on January 1, 2017.

The City's existing Second Family Residential Unit regulations has been updated with an interim urgency ordinance effective January 10, 2017. Additionally, staff is preparing a Zoning Ordinance Amendment to include additional incentives in the coming months.

For more information, visit the recently updated Accessory Dwelling Unit page.

Our Mission

The City of Walnut Creek's Housing Division works to create, preserve and improve a range of housing opportunities and supportive programs serving an economically diverse community.

Our Programs

We carry out this mission in a number of ways, including:

  • Creating policies that support the development of affordable housing and subsidizing the development of affordable housing
  • Providing programs to help homeowners, such as loans to rehabilitate homes and grants, down payment assistance loans, a Below Market Rate program for affordable for-sale units, and administering affordable housing programs for homeowners
  • Working to facilitate the private development of new affordable rental housing
  • Providing services to our residents by funding community development grants programs, which include services to seniors, persons with disabilities, abused and neglected children, battered women, persons with HIV/AIDS, homeless persons, and other persons in crisis. 

Translation Services /Servicios de Traducción

The Housing Division provides free language interpretation services to the public for its programs.

La Division de Viviendas provee servicios de interpretación gratis en su idioma para el publico en sus programas.


Encuesta de opinión sobre los servicios de traducción de idioma

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Опрос по услугам перевода

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