Zone for Homes and the Housing Element Toolkit

Fair Housing Toolkit
February 14, 2014
Inclusionary Housing Advocacy Toolkit
February 14, 2014


Using Housing Elements For Advocacy


Housing Element Worksheet (2008 PDF, 8 pages)

Retail Case for Affordable Housing
Novato: North Redwood Boulevard


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