Affordable Housing

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Development of housing in La Quinta is guided by the goals, objectives, and policies of the Housing Element in the City’s General Plan. The overall intent of the Housing Element is to provide safe and decent housing for all parts of the community. The City of La Quinta provides housing ranging from apartments to large, single family homes. In addition, the City's development standards provide for affordable sale and rental housing for lower income households requiring special needs. 

Affordable Housing Information

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AB 987 Database

The La Quinta Affordable Housing Database is published annually, in accordance with the requirements of California State Legislature AB 987. The database describes existing, new and substantially rehabilitated housing developed or otherwise assisted with moneys from the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund.  Please click here for: Multi-family Rental, Single Family Rental, Single Family Ownership.

Housing Successor Annual Report

In compliance with the requirements outlined in SB 341, this Housing Successor Annual Report regarding the Low and Moderate Income Housing Asset Fund (LMIHAF) has been prepared pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 34176.1(f) and is dated as of November 18, 2014. The report was approved by the City of La Quinta Housing Authority at a public meeting on November 18, 2014.

Please click here to view Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Housing Successor Annual Report.

Please click here to view Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Housing Authority Annual Report.


Housing Resources 

Coachella Valley Housing Coalition

The Coachella Valley Housing Coalition is a  nonprofit affordable housing development organization founded in 1982 with the purpose of improving the living conditions of low-income individuals and families by constructing and operating affordable housing infused with resident services programs and other opportunities that enrich build, and grow their lives.  CVHC has constructed nearly 4,000 homes and apartments for low-income households in Riverside County and Imperial County. In addition, CVHC has developed a variety of resident services for its tenants and the surrounding community.

Keep Your Home California

Keep Your Home California is a $2 Billion Federal Program, focused on helping low and moderate income families avoid foreclosure, stay in their homes, and maintain an affordable mortgage payment for long-term homeownership. To find out more about the program, or to apply for assistance, contact Keep Your Home California at 888.954.KEEP (5337) or visit

The goal of is to provide a comprehensive online hub of personal finance education and learning resources that guide consumers in improving their personal finances. Our mission is to provide financial education to members of the general public and families and individuals in need. Financial education is the core focus of our organization and offers confidential and professional credit counseling, debt management services, bankruptcy education and housing counseling as well as online personal finance education and in-person seminars.

Fair Housing Counsel of Riverside County

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. (FHCRC) is a non-profit organization that fights to protect the housing rights of all individuals. This organization, approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), works with government offices to ensure Fair Housing laws are upheld.

Since 1986, FHCRC has strived to ensure that all individuals will live free from unlawful housing practices and discrimination.  In addition to anti-discrimination services, this organization also provides a number of other services, which are described under the “Services” drop-down menu.

To learn more about FHCRC or take advantage of the services this organization provides, please contact FHCRC at (800) 655-1812.


For more information regarding Affordable Housing in the City of La Quinta: 

Call: (760) 777-7016

Call: (760) 777-7114


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