Technical Assistance

The California Legislature has tasked the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Office of Planning and Research with developing recommendations related to the Regional Housing

The " Using ADUs to Satisfy RHNA" technical memo describes how to use accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as part of your Housing Element Sites Inventory section.

This webinar, part of the Regional Housing Technical Assistance Training series, was co-produced by the California Office of Planning and Research (OPR) on July 27, 2021. The webinar presented ways to

This presentation with ABAG and the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) delves into the nuts and bolts of Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) and provides

The REAP Local Grants summary table (PDF) contains all funding agreement amounts for Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) grants to local jurisdictions. The document includes data disaggregated by

Any local jurisdiction within the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) region may file an appeal to modify its Draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Allocation or another jurisdiction’s

The Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) process is the part of Housing Element law used to determine how many new homes, and the affordability of those homes, each local government must plan for

Since 1969, the State of California has required each local government to plan for its share of the state’s housing needs for people of all income levels. Through the Regional Housing Needs Allocation

The "How to Talk About Housing" webinar covers data-driven lessons on housing communications that work, and those that backfire. Find impacts and implications for communities that are updating their

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is required to review draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) methodologies to determine whether a methodology furthers the