Technical Assistance

HCD's comment letters to Bay Area jurisdictions include many remarks about AFFH. These documents are sample analyses provided by HCD.

This guide is intended to provide practical advice to cities, towns and counties for conducting outreach and engagement — even if there are not farms or farmworkers living within your community. The

These templates can be used by jurisdictions to present their final Housing Elements to their governing bodies for adoption. The templates can be used in one of two ways: Scenario A: Jurisdictions can

California cities have been implementing affordable homebuyer programs for more than 30 years. This paper highlights how to create lasting affordability through these programs. Prepared and published

This work group is designed for local planning, housing and economic development staff interested in learning about the challenges and opportunities involved in transforming aging malls and office

In session 6 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group – Affordable Housing in Malls and Office Parks: Tradeoffs and Financing Strategies – work group participants: Learned various

In session 5 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group – Economic Modeling for Redevelopment Feasibility – work group participants learned to use a customized redevelopment project

Session 4 of the Aging Malls & Office Parks Transformation Work Group – Developing a Responsive Design Framework & an Efficient and Transparent Planning Process – explores: Specific tools and

The Builders Remedy & Housing Elements paper describes the provisions of the Housing Accountability Act that constitute the "Builder’s Remedy" and how they may apply to a proposed housing development

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