California law mandates that local governments adequately plan to meet the existing and projected housing needs of all economic segments of a community by preparing a Housing Element as part of its General Plan.
The Housing Element contains:
The City of Pleasanton is currently in the process of updating its Housing Element for the Planning Period 2015-2023 to include the following:
The Housing Element Update also identifies the City of Pleasanton’s Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA). According to the RHNA, Pleasanton must accommodate 2,067 new units at four affordability levels for the period 2014-2022:
State law does not require Pleasanton to build or finance new housing. The City must provide adequate housing sites zoned at various densities to accommodate a mix of housing types (e.g., single-family, townhome and apartment units).
For additional information on this project or to be included on our mailing list for this project, please contact Jennifer Hagen, Associate Planner, (925) 931-5607.