Housing Policies and Programs

Housing is one of the most pressing and complicated issues facing our city and region today. Palo Alto’s Housing Element outlines the city’s housing policies to align our goals for growth with those of our residents as well as the region and state. Some of our policies and programs aim to increase the total production of housing in Palo Alto. Others are designed to increase housing affordability, such as the Below Market Rate Housing Program and City of Palo Alto Affordable Housing Fund.

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Learn more about these programs and other ways the City is working to ensure its housing inclusivity and diversity by following the links below.

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