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.
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.
Speakers provided information about the sites inventory, including assistance in calculating each category in the inventory, a data packet update, and an overview and demo of the Housing Element Site
All jurisdictions in the Bay Area must update their Housing Element by January, 2023 for the 2023-2031 planning period. This checklist was developed by the California Department of Housing and
The Housing Element Site Selection (HESS) Tool is a web-based mapping tool developed by ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to guide Bay Area local jurisdictions in identifying
The Housing Element is the only element of a jurisdiction’s General Plan that is reviewed and certified by the state. Regular updates to the Housing Element are required under state law and help to
This Planning Innovations forum from October 29, 2020 previews the first set of regional data tools developed as part of ABAG’s Housing Technical Assistance Program. The Housing Technical Assistance
The Housing Element of the general plan must include an inventory of land suitable and available for residential development to meet the locality’s regional housing need by income level. This Housing