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RHNA 6

RHNA Resources

The following are Regional Housing Needs Determine (RHND) and Allocation (RHNA) resources including key deadlines and helpful documents (slide deck and staff report/memo templates). For call summaries on RHNA-related Planning Collaborative meetings, please see meeting summaries.

To add additional resources to this page, please email peninger@bdplanning.com 

Key Deadlines

Summer 2020 – HCD releases number for the region
July 2020 – Draft Blueprint (which may affect RHNA allocations)
Fall 2020 – Draft methodology / hints at allocations
Dec 2020 – Final Blueprint
Spring 2021 – Final methodology / draft allocations
Winter 2021 – Final allocations
Jan 2023 – Housing Elements due

Planning Collaborative RHNA 6 Meeting PowerPoints/slide decks

RHNA 6 Draft Allocations

RHNA 6 Sample materials for jurisdictions to use

  • Housing Element Staff Report Template, this document contains sample language you can use when preparing a staff report introducing your City Council and/or Planning Commission to Housing Elements. (January 2021)
  • Sample RHNA 6 Housing Element Timeline (January 2021)
  • Housing Element RFP Template, this document can be used as the skeleton for developing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Housing Element Update, including potential rezoning and CEQA work. (December, 2020)
  • Sample Staff Report – Template memo for summarizing status of RHNA 6 and Plan Bay Area/Blueprint. (July, 2020)
  • Sample PowerPoint  – Template PowerPoint. Use it to discuss/overview Housing Elements. Minimally formatted to use for your jurisdiction. (June, 2020)

Helpful Resources

RHNA Methodology Committee

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