What Are the Components of a Housing Element?

The Housing Element typically includes:

1. Housing Needs Assessment: Examine demographic, employment, and housing trends and conditions that affect the community's housing needs.

2. Evaluation of Past Performance: Review the prior Housing Element to measure progress in implementing policies and programs.

3. Housing Sites Inventory: Identify locations of available sites for housing development or redevelopment to ensure that there is adequate capacity to address the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA).

4. Community Outreach and Engagement: Implement a robust community outreach and engagement program, with a particular focus on outreach to traditionally underrepresented groups.

5. Constraints Analysis: Analyze and recommend remedies for existing and potential governmental and nongovernmental barriers to housing development.

6. Policies and Programs: Establish policies and programs to fulfill the identified housing needs

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1. What Are the Components of a Housing Element?
2. How is a Jurisdiction's Housing Need Determined?
3. What are "zone changes"?
4. What is the Town of Atherton's RHNA Allocation for 2023-31?
5. Who came up with the number of units the Town must produce?
6. What is Builder’s Remedy?
7. What is the status of Builder’s Remedy proposals in Atherton?
8. What about Environmental Review?