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Current (2014 - 2023)
Housing Element Update

The State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) certified the City's Housing Element for the 2014 - 2023 Planning Period on April 30, 2015.

Background Information

The City Council Adopted 2014 - 2023 Housing Element was submitted to HCD for certification on January 30, 2015.

Public hearings were held on the revised Draft 2014-2023 Housing Element - January 7, 2015.

The previous version of the Draft Housing Element and the State Department of Housing and Community Development response letter can be accessed below:

On July 18, 2013, the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) adopted a Final Regional Housing Need Plan (2014-2022) for the San Francisco Bay Area, including final housing unit allocations, by income, to local jurisdictions in the region.

Consistent with State law, the City of San Jose must submit to and have certified by the California Department of Housing and Community Development an update to its Housing Element, by January 31, 2015.  This update will demonstrate how San Jose can accommodate its portion of the region's housing need.

The following public hearings were held on the revised Draft Housing Element - January 7, 2015: 

  • Planning Commission - January 14, 2015 
  • Housing and Community Development Commission - January 15, 2015 
  • City Council - January 27, 2015. The City Council adopted the 2014 - 2023 Housing Element.