Housing TA

Technical Assistance

The " Programs To Rezone" technical memo describes how to use a program to rezone if you have a shortfall of sites in your inventory in your Housing Element. This memo was updated in July 2023 to

The Legislature has adopted three state laws – the Density Bonus Law, Housing Element law, and the Housing Crisis Act of 2019 -- to ensure that new housing developments do not reduce the total number

Jurisdictions can use this template as part of the SB 330 application package for developers or in conjunction with the SB 330 Tenant Letter to request information directly from tenants.

This memo summarizes timing requirements for the adoption of housing elements and required rezoning. It also notes some of the potential risks that may result from missing these deadlines, including

This session provided an introduction to the Work Group series and a general overview of the following topics: affordability requirements, policy types and program assessment.

The session was for jurisdiction staff who are less familiar with inclusionary housing, density bonus, affordable housing or overlay zones. It included a general overview of the following topics

AB 2011, the Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act of 2022 and SB 6, the Middle Class Housing Act of 2022, are intended to permit residential development on sites currently zoned and designated

The Bay Area Housing Element Working Group recently sent this letter to all the Planning Directors around the region. This Working Group is comprised of equity advocates who are participating in the

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

ABAG staff and consultants have reviewed Housing Element comment letters for Bay Area jurisdictions as HCD has released them. A total of six jurisdictions have received comment letters as of September