Resources for Renters
The North Tahoe-Truckee region is a wonderful place to live and work, but unfortunately, the reality is that finding a rental in the Tahoe-Truckee region is very challenging.
A grassroots community of primary residents in the North Tahoe-Truckee region, this Facebook page is where locals suggest looking for housing. You must have a Facebook page and request access to view and post here.
Another Facebook page formed due to the surge of primary residents turning to social media to find housing. This is a place specifically designed to connect locals to open housing. You must have a Facebook page and request access to view and post here.
The program incentivizes homeowners to rent to the local workforce by offering grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 and free tenant-matching services through Landing Locals. Tenant qualification in this program is based on annual income. The average annual income of adult residents of a household (unrelated or related) can not be more than 150% of the area median income ($97,050 per person).
New Housing Projects
Interested in learning more about housing projects in the works in this region? Visit the projects page to learn more about new developments in the area.
Completed: Now Renting
Coburn Crossing: New apartments for rent as of October 2019. To qualify, one person in the unit needs to show proof of employment in the North Tahoe-Truckee region.
Truckee Artist Lofts Apartments: New apartments for rent as of July 2021. All the rental apartments at TAL have low-income restrictions. The number of persons in a household determines the maximum household income. Anyone applying will have to earn household income of 80% or less of Area Median Income (AMI) for Nevada County for their household size. To apply, read the requirements here.
Coldstream Commons: Coldstream Commons is a brand new multi-family apartment complex located adjacent to Donner State Park. It consists of 48 affordable 1 and 2 bedroom units restricted to income earners making up to 60% AMI. To request an application, call (916) 561-0324 (press 2) and leave a voicemail stating full name, address, phone number, and application request for Coldstream Commons. The property management company will mail you an application. Or you can pick up applications from Truckee Town Hall or the Sierra Community House.
Opening Soon: Now Accepting Applications
Meadow View Place: Applications are open and apartments are expected to open late 2021. Meadow View Place is a brand new multi-family apartment complex located near Shaffer’s Mill. It consists of 56 affordable 1, 2, and 3 bedroom rental units restricted to households earning up to 60% of Placer County’s AMI. To request an application, call (916) 561-0324 (press 2) and leave a voicemail stating full name, address, phone number, and application request for Meadow View Place. The property management company will mail you an application.
Frishman Hollow II: Expected to be completed in the summer of 2021. Apartments range from studio to 3-bedroom, Income limits apply at the time of initial screening and qualification. Anyone applying will have to earn household income of 80% or less of Area Median Income (AMI) for Nevada County for their household size. To get on the waitlist, contact the property management group Cambridge Properties by emailing Janeen Kallus at email@example.com or visit their website.
Hopkins Village: A new for-sale housing development approved for Martis Valley for households earning maximum area median income of 180% or less is accepting applications. Homes will be available to qualified applicants who have completed the application on a first-come, first-serve basis, beginning Feb. 15, 2021. Units will be constructed on a rolling basis beginning in 2021 until all 40 units are constructed. If you are interested in purchasing one of these homes, apply now.