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This guidance paper is intended to present policy considerations for creating or updating an inclusionary housing program, to implement certain state program requirements as of 2022, and to identify

The Housing Accountability Act (HAA) was enacted by the California Legislature in 1982 to establish limitations to a local government’s ability to deny, reduce the density of, or make infeasible

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) collects the Annual Progress Report (APR) from all cities and counties in California. This January 2020 training webinar provides

The Clean Building Compass is a one-stop online clearinghouse of vetted information to assist local government planners and staff in developing and adopting the practices required to accelerate the

Government Code section 65400 requires that each city, county, or city and county, including charter cities, prepare an Annual Progress Report (APR) on the status of the housing element of its general

The 2020 Housing Affordability Calculator (XLS) is used in the preparation of an Annual Progress Report (APR) to make affordability determinations based on income levels provided in the Official State

This downloadable Excel spreadsheet is the form the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) uses to collect Annual Progress Reports (APR) from jurisdictions reporting on their

This website features a suite of online tools and information resources to support local jurisdictions in enacting pro-housing policies and practices. Many of the links provide examples of policies