Submitting your Housing Element is just the start. Addressing HCD’s comments to get it certified is the next step. This webinar featured a conversation with jurisdictions from Southern California and the Sacramento region to learn how they responded to and worked with HCD to get across the real finish line of certification.
- Michael Forbes, Planning Director for Westlake Village
- Eric Singer, Associate Planner for Citrus Heights
- Marika Poynter, Principal Planner for Irvine
- Alejandro Sánchez-López, Planner IV for Long Beach
These case studies summarize how planning staff from Citrus Heights, Irvine, Long Beach and Westlake Village responded to challenging HCD comments related to sites inventory, AFFH and other Housing Element topics. The case studies present important strategies that cities in the ABAG region can use to prepare their Housing Elements for certification.