Zone for Homes and the Housing Element Toolkit

Zone for Homes and the Housing Element Toolkit

HOUSING ELEMENT TOOLS

Using Housing Elements For Advocacy

Glossary

Housing Element Worksheet (2008 PDF, 8 pages)

Retail Case for Affordable Housing
Novato: North Redwood Boulevard

ONLINE RESOURCES

California Department of Housing and Community Development’s (HCD) Housing Element Page

Information Available:

    • New Amendments to Housing Element law
    • Housing Element Update Schedule
    • Housing Element Review Status for the Current Planning Period
    • Housing Elements Currently Under Review

Housing Element Technical Assistance:

    • Income Limits

Association of Bay Area Governments’ (ABAG) “Introduction to ABAG Housing Program”

Information Available:

    • Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)
    • Housing Report of Past Production
    • Housing Element Toolkit

The Public Interest Law Project Housing Element Manual for Law, Advocacy and Litigation

The Kennedy Commission’s Gaining Ground: Housing Element Community Engagement Campaign (2007-2009)

Information Available:

    • Housing Element Advocacy Resource List
    • Housing Element Advocacy Timeline
    • Housing Element Campaign
    • Housing Element Toolbox

Sarah Gudernatch