Monday, September 22, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Message from the president: The county’s Housing Element update

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From page HS7 | April 12, 2013 |

Recognizing the problem
Every county in California is required by state law to provide housing for all levels of income earners. El Dorado County has failed to provide housing for the moderate-income earners (those households of four with income limits of $91,300), those with low-income (household of four with limits of $60,900) and very low-income (families of four with incomes limits of $38,050)*. Counties are required by state law to provide for all income levels when planning for future growth. El Dorado County is currently out of compliance with this California Housing Element.

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