Regional Housing Technical Assistance Webinar

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Homes under construction.
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Noah Berger

March 25 from 10 a.m. to noon

Learn about available assistance for Housing Element updates, Friday, March 25 from 10 a.m.-noon. Register for the webinar here.

Planning for housing is challenging for cities and counties for a variety of reasons. ABAG has developed and provided a technical assistance program, funded by a California Regional Early Action Program (REAP) grant to assist local governments in implementing the state’s RHNA requirements. This webinar will showcase the program and the range of available technical and communications/outreach products to assist your jurisdiction.

Keynote speaker Dr. Tiffany Manuel will provide attendees with an overview of what housing means to Bay Area residents and some tools for how to engage residents in productive conversations about housing. Dr. Manuel has worked with both the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California over the past several years, bringing her research to efforts to shift regional conversations around housing equity and access. ABAG staff will present highlights from the first year of the program and plans for the program going forward. Staff will also discuss new tools available for local jurisdictions related to wildfire prevention, missing middle housing and will provide an overview of communications resources designed for elected officials and staff.