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File #: 22-80    Version: 1 Name: Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Review
Type: Presentation Status: Reported to Council
File created: 7/12/2021 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 7/28/2021 Final action:
Title: PC - Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Update Review Before California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) 60-Day Review.
Attachments: 1. 2021-07-28_ATT_Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element, 2. 2021-07-28_ATT_Existing 2013-2021 Housing Element, 3. 2021-07-28_ATT_06-14-2021 City Council Report, 4. 2021-07-28_ATT_2019 Housing Existing Conditions Report & Summary Video, 5. 2021-07-28_ATT_2021-2029 Housing Element Guiding Principles, 6. 2021-07-28_ATT_2021-2029 Housing Element Guiding Principles Compliance Summary, 7. 2021-07-28_ATT_06-28-2021 Joint Session Report
PC - Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element Update Review Before California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) 60-Day Review.

Meeting Date: July 28, 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 - Planning Commission; Notify Me - General Plan Update; (Posted) City website (7/23/2021)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (07/21/2021)


Staff recommends the Planning Commission review and provide input on the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element update before the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) 60-day review.


The Housing Element of the City's General Plan is the primary planning guide to meet 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 HCD's 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).

To create a Housing Element that meets community needs, communities must know how much housing a...

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