The Planning Commission will be holding another Housing Element Workshop to discuss strategies to comply with this state mandate on April 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Click on the link to find out more!

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Housing Element Update!

The City of Yorba Linda, along with all jurisdictions throughout the State,  is mandated by California State Law to prepare a Housing Element update for State certification. The Housing Element is part of the General Plan and includes goals, policies, programs and quantified objectives to further the development, improvement and preservation of housing.


State Housing Element law requires that each City and County identify and analyze existing and projected housing needs within their jurisdiction during an eight year planning period, which for jurisdictions in the SCAG (Southern California Association of Government) region, extends from October 2021 through October 2029 for the 6th cycle planning period.


Through a comprehensive analysis of existing and future needs, the State has determined that an additional 1.34 million housing units need to be constructed in the SCAG region during the above mentioned planning period, of which Yorba Linda is currently expected to provide a minimum of 2,415 new units. 


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