Housing Element Update 2023-2031
Housing Element Update Working Group - Apply Now!
On February 1, 2021, the City Council approved the formation of a Housing Element Update Working Group to help the City update its Housing Element. It will advise the City Council with housing programs and policies, selecting housing sites and participating with community outreach as part of the Housing Element update.
The City is looking for people who are interested in housing in the the City, bring energy and passion to the group and a willingness to meet on a monthly basis.
If you are interested in participating in the Working Group, please fill out the online application.
Online Application (In English)
Online Application (In Spanish)
Online Application (In Chinese)
Applications must be submitted to the City by 5 pm, March 5, 2021.
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The City Council will review and select members for the Working Group at its April 5, 2021 meeting.
What is the Housing Element?
The Housing Element is the City’s strategic plan for housing the City’s present and future residents. It is a comprehensive document that must include the following sections:
- An analysis of housing needs of the City’s population,
- An inventory of housing sites to accommodate future growth,
- An analysis of housing constraints that impact housing production,
- Programs that implement the City's housing policies,
- Action that promotes and furthers fair housing opportunities.
The State of California requires the City to update its Housing Element every eight years. So the City has begun updating its Housing Element for the next eight year period, 2023-2031.
If you are interested in seeing the City’s current Housing Element, please click here.