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File #: 22-67    Version: 1 Name: Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/7/2021 In control: General Plan Advisory Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2021 Final action:
Title: GPAC - Presentation on and Discussion of the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Update.
Attachments: 1. 2021-07-22_ATT_Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element, 2. 2021-07-22_ATT_Existing 2013-2021 Cycle Housing Element, 3. 2021-07-22_ATT_06-14-2021 City Council Report, 4. 2021-07-22_ATT_2019 Housing Existing Conditions Report & Summary Video, 5. 2021-07-22_ATT_2021-2029 Housing Element Guiding Principles, 6. 2021-07-22_ATT_06-28-2021 Joint Session Report
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GPAC - Presentation on and Discussion of the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Update.

Meeting Date: July 22, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Ashley Hefner/CDD/Advance Planning

Phone Number: (310) 253-5744

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - General Plan Advisory Committee; Notify Me - General Plan Update; (Posted) City website (07/19/2021)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (07/14/2021)


Staff recommends the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) review and discuss the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Update.


The Housing Element of the City's General Plan is the primary planning guide to help the City address the housing needs of everyone in Culver City. It outlines goals, policies, and programs to meet these needs while balancing other community objectives and resources. Housing Elements are intended to support various housing types for all income groups, help develop lower and moderate-income housing, remove constraints to housing, conserve and improve existing housing, and promote fair housing opportunities.?

Every eight years, the State of California requires local agencies (e.g., cities and counties) to update their Housing Elements following the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA). The City prepared the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element (Attachment 1) for the GPU project to meet HCD's mandated adoption deadline. It will supersede the 2013-2021 Housing Element (Attachment 2).

In order to create a Housing Element that meets community needs, communities must know how much housing and at what income levels it nee...

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