Housing Programs

The Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning and Building Department is responsible for processing Comprehensive Plan policies and Unified Land Development regulations regarding workforce and affordable housing for consideration by the Board of County Commissioners. Other County departments and agencies provide prospective homebuyers or renters with information related to housing programs. Please see links below for more information.

Looking to Buy or Rent a Home?

   Click here for Workforce/Affordable Housing - For Sale or Rent

Looking to become Income Pre-Qualified for Workforce Housing?

  • Contact to pre-qualify: Stefania Russell, 561-233-3689 or Wanda Gadson, 561-233-3611
    Palm Beach County Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability

   Click here for Home Buyer/Renter Information

 Looking for Financial Assistance?

    Click here for list of Housing Assistance Programs

 

Affordable Housing Program 

Palm Beach County's Affordable Housing Program (AHP) is voluntary program that provides an opportunity to seek additional density when developing affordable units within the Urban Suburban Tier in unincorporated Palm Beach County.

Builder/Developer AHP Application
Builder/Developer General Information AHP
Housing Element Policy
Homebuyer/Renter available Affordable Units

 

Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Program

Palm Beach County's Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Program is voluntary program that allows a property owner to achieve a density bonus by purchasing the increase in density in new residential developments within the Urban/Suburban Tier in unincorporated Palm Beach County.

TDR Information
TDR Prices

 

Workforce Housing Program

Palm Beach County's Workforce Housing Program (WHP) is a mandatory program that provides for the development of workforce housing units in all new residential developments within the Urban Suburban Tier, in unincorporated Palm Beach County. The program is intended to serve the housing needs of people employed in the jobs that the general population of the community relies upon to make the community economically viable.

WHP Informational Brochure
2015-2016 Workforce Housing Meetings

Builder/Developer Information:
WHP Application
Builder/Developer Information
WHP Item Summary
Housing Element Policy
ULDC Article 5 (WHP code begins on page 66)

Homebuyer/Renter Information:

Homebuyer/Renter Available WHP Units
Current WHP Developments
Homebuyer/Renter Information
2017 Sale & Rental Price
2017 WHP Income Ranges    
 

Palm Beach County Planning staff received input on the Workforce Housing Program as summarized in the Survey Results below.

Survey Results

See more Housing Programs from Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability