Association of Bay Area Governments

ABAG stands for the Association of Bay Area Governments. Our mission is to strengthen cooperation and collaboration across local governments to build healthier, stronger communities.

ABAG is part regional planning agency and part local government service provider. We accomplish our goals by providing planning services and cost-effective ABAG member services to local governments struggling with rising costs and diminishing incomes.

Regional Housing Needs Allocation Appeals & Next Steps

The Administrative Committee special meeting on November 12, 2021, has finalized each appeal.  ABAG has released the proposed Final RHNA Plan and the Executive Board public hearing/meeting on December 16, 2021 will take up the proposed Plan for review and adoption.

Visit the Meetings page for more details and agendas when available.  Please submit any questions to RHNA@bayareametro.gov.

REMOTE
Thursday, December 9, 2021
10 a.m.
Live webcast
REMOTE
Friday, December 10, 2021
9:45 a.m.
Live webcast
Bay Area Metro Center
(REMOTE)
375 Beale Street
San Francisco
Thursday, December 16, 2021
11 a.m.
Live webcast
Bay Area Metro Center
Board Room - 1st Floor (REMOTE)
375 Beale Street
San Francisco
Thursday, December 16, 2021
5 p.m.
Live webcast
REMOTE
Thursday, December 16, 2021
5:15 p.m.
Live webcast

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