Draft Housing Element August 13, 2021

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UPDATE: Review letter received from the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). You can view the letter by clicking here.

City staff and its consultant team have been working with the Housing Element Update Advisory Committee (HEUAC), Planning Commission, City Council, and the community over the past 20 months to prepare an initial draft of the updated General Plan Housing Element. As a reminder, this effort is required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) in response to the 6th Cycle Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) allocation of 4,845 new housing units for Newport Beach. For information on how the City has challenged this mandate, please visit www.newportbeachca.gov/housingactionplan.

The latest draft of the update was submitted on August 13, 2021 to HCD for a State-mandated 60-day preliminary review. Please use the links below to access it.

Updated Housing Element Draft (8-13-2021)

If you have any questions or to submit comments, please reach out to City staff by emailing GPUpdate@newportbeachca.gov.

The City greatly appreciates the community’s continued participation and engagement in this challenging and unprecedented update process.

The previous drafts are available below for reference:

Updated Housing Element Draft (7-7-2021)

Initial Housing Element Draft (3-10-2021)