Regional and State Housing Information

ABAG’s Housing Website. This links to a webpage with a variety of resources for housing planning and production in the Bay Area.

Final Regional Housing Needs Allocation Plan. This will open a document that shows the final “fair share” housing assignments for the 9 counties and 101 cities in the Bay Area adopted by the ABAG Executive Board in December 2021.

HCD Building Blocks. This is the guidance provided to local governments by the State of California for how to prepare a compliant Housing Element.

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing State HCD Guidance. This was issued by California HCD in April 2021 and provides direction for local governments on how to meet the AB 686 mandate to “affirmatively further fair housing” through the Housing Element.

Housing Element Library. This link opens a “dashboard” managed by HCD showing the compliance status of every Housing Element in California. It also includes links to the housing elements of each city and county.

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