Public Comment Period

Public Comment Period Ended November 27th

ABAG is soliciting comments on the following two components of the 6th Cycle RHNA process:

  1. Proposed RHNA Methodology: the formula that calculates the number of housing units, by income category, assigned to each Bay Area jurisdiction.
  2. Draft Subregional Shares of Regional Housing Need: the share of the Bay Area’s housing needs each subregion must allocate among its member jurisdictions.

Review the Proposed Methodology and Subregional Shares report for more details about the proposed methodology and the draft subregional shares.

A public hearing for each component to receive public testimony will be held during the meeting of the ABAG Regional Planning Committee on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The proposed RHNA Methodology and Subregional Shares will be open for public comment beginning October 25, 2020.

Written comments will be accepted until the extended date of 12:00 noon, Friday, November 27th, 2020 and may be submitted to the Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (ABAG-MTC) Public Information Office via e-mail to or via USPS at 375 Beale St, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94105.  Please include “Proposed RHNA Methodology and Subregional Shares” in the subject line. Oral testimony will be received until the close of the public hearing on November 12, 2020.