Housing Element

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In order to create a plan that represents the values and priorities of the community, we need to hear from you!

The City of Lafayette is updating its Housing Element, which defines where and what kind of housing that Lafayette residents want to see over the next 8 years. The plan identifies existing and projected housing needs to preserve, improve, and develop housing for all economic segments of the community. As part of the update, community members will consider housing needs in relation to other General Plan elements, like transportation and parks and open space. Make sure to visit PlanLafayette.org to find more information on the Housing Element update and hear about meetings.

The City will be updating this page with a variety of activities to get different kinds of input. All input received from this platform will be considered by the General Plan Advisory Committee, who will be putting together the draft goals, programs, and policies in response to the Community's priorities and forwarding a recommendation to the Planning Commission and City Council.

Your feedback is critical to this process, so please take some time to complete a survey, watch a video, or leave your ideas for others to explore!

Use the section headers below to explore different activities!

In order to create a plan that represents the values and priorities of the community, we need to hear from you!

The City of Lafayette is updating its Housing Element, which defines where and what kind of housing that Lafayette residents want to see over the next 8 years. The plan identifies existing and projected housing needs to preserve, improve, and develop housing for all economic segments of the community. As part of the update, community members will consider housing needs in relation to other General Plan elements, like transportation and parks and open space. Make sure to visit PlanLafayette.org to find more information on the Housing Element update and hear about meetings.

The City will be updating this page with a variety of activities to get different kinds of input. All input received from this platform will be considered by the General Plan Advisory Committee, who will be putting together the draft goals, programs, and policies in response to the Community's priorities and forwarding a recommendation to the Planning Commission and City Council.

Your feedback is critical to this process, so please take some time to complete a survey, watch a video, or leave your ideas for others to explore!

Use the section headers below to explore different activities!

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    While the City Council may appeal the housing allocation for Lafayette, the City currently must work toward meeting the state requirements for a compliant Housing Element and needs to plan to accommodate its Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) in case an appeal is not successful.  As such, we should look forward and prioritize values so we can establish how we would like to see growth happen. In this workshop, groups build on the values and concepts generated during the first workshop and frame them within the context of state law to start moving towards implementable solutions in the subsequent workshops.

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Page last updated: 21 November 2021, 14:05