Housing Element Compliance and Key Funding Programs Summary

It will be challenging this cycle for many Bay Area jurisdictions to adopt and certify their Housing Element by the statutory deadline. Some state and regional funding sources tie eligibility for funding to having a certified Housing Element. This overview memo and table summarize housing element requirements and key deadlines for several funding programs. 

Many funding programs are reviewing their guidelines with this concern in mind, so this information remains in flux. This document may be updated as information changes. Jurisdictions should review the funding sources they plan on using to ensure they will comply.