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File #: 19-0219    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 2/6/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board receive a presentation from Greg Chew, Senior Planner for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and Paul McDougall, Policy Manager, Division of Housing Policy Development at the California Housing and Community Development Department, regarding the upcoming methodology process for the 2021-2029 Regional Housing Needs Assessment for the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update of the General Plan. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - SACOG Presentation
Related files: 21-1397, 22-0407, 19-1865, 20-1367, 21-1087, 21-1089, 19-1575
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board receive a presentation from Greg Chew, Senior Planner for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and Paul McDougall, Policy Manager, Division of Housing Policy Development at the California Housing and Community Development Department, regarding the upcoming methodology process for the 2021-2029 Regional Housing Needs Assessment for the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update of the General Plan. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The state initiates housing element cycles by calculating statewide housing needs. The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) evaluates the overall need and distributes regional housing needs based on Department of Finance population projections and regional population forecasts used in preparing regional transportation plans to Councils of Governments representing various regions (or counties) of the state. The Councils of Governments then allocate housing needs to jurisdictions that they represent. El Dorado County is a member of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), which acts as the Council of Government for a six-county region that includes Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba, Placer, and El Dorado Counties.

Consistent with state law (Government Code Section 65584), SACOG prepares and adopts a Regional Housing Needs Plan (RHNP) for each Housing Element update cycle. The 2021-2029 RHNP will allocate, by jurisdiction, the “fair share” of the region’s projected housing needs by household income group through 2029. The RHNP also identifies and quantifies existing housing needs for each jurisdiction, including unincorporated El Dorado County. As it develops regional needs, SACOG considers factors such as market demand for housing, employment opportunities, availability of suitable sites and public facilities, loss of existing affordable units, transportation...

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