The City submitted the first draft of the 2021-2029 Housing Element to the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on January 11, 2022, and received comments from HCD on April 11, 2022. The City has revised the draft Housing Element to address the concerns of HCD. On May 17 and May 23, the Planning Commission and City Council, respectively, considered the revised draft and directed staff to send it to HCD for a second review. On July 21, 2022, HCD provided its second review, which can be found here. Click here for the Updated Housing Element. The public comment period for the mitigated negative declaration (MND) for the 6th Cycle Housing Element begins on August 8, 2022 and ends on September 7, 2022. The MND is found here.