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  Housing Programs
Acalanes Court Affordable HousingWelcome to the Walnut Creek Housing Division

The City of Walnut Creek's Housing Division administers housing programs for low- and moderate-income renters, first-time homebuyers, and homeowners. The City's wide array of programs includes rehabilitation loans and grants, downpayment assistance loans, an inventory of affordable rental units for families and seniors, and affordable for-sale units provided through the Inclusionary Housing Program.

Our mission is to create, preserve and improve a range of housing opportunities and supportive programs serving an economically diverse community.


New Affordable Housing WebMap

Check out the Affordable Housing WebMap to find out more information on affordable housing in Walnut Creek.
If you would like to be placed on our Interest List to receive notifications about upcoming affordable housing opportunities, please email the Housing Division with the following information:

  • First and Last Name
  • Address, City, and Zip
  • Phone Number
  • Email address
  • Whether you are interested in affordable housing ownership opportunities, rental opportunities, or both

Certified Housing Element 2015-2023
In September 2014, HCD certified the City's 2015-2023 Housing Element. View the Housing Element here.

Homeless Support in Walnut Creek
Trinity Center, located at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (1924 Trinity Avenue) in Walnut Creek offers homeless residents, and those at risk of becoming homeless, a wide array of support services. The Center serves breakfast and hot lunch, provides laundry and shower facilities, mail service, access to telephones, clothing and toiletries, mail, food pantry, available job postings, onsite counselors, and advocacy for social services. Please see the website for days and hours of operation at http://trinitycenterwc.org/.  

Margot Ernst, Housing Program Manager
925-943-5899 x2208
Fax: 925-256-3500