What are the items that the Housing Element covers?

The Housing Element must cover the following topics:

  • An evaluation of a city's demographic and housing characteristics and trends including an analysis of existing and projected housing needs, the number of people living in overcrowded housing, residents paying more for their homes than they can sustainably afford, people with special housing needs and affordable units at risk of converting to market rate;
  • A review of potential market, governmental, and environmental constraints to meet a city's identified housing need;
  • An evaluation of land, administrative, and financial resources available to address the housing goals (developed by the Southern California Association of Governments, SCAG);
  • A review of a city's past accomplishments under the previous Housing Element; and,
  • A Housing Plan including goals, policies, and programs that the City will adopt to assist the development of housing for different income and special needs groups, ensure equal housing opportunity, and preserve and improve the existing housing stock.

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1. What is the Housing Element?
2. When was Lake Elsinore’s current 2014 to 2021 Housing Element prepared?
3. What are the items that the Housing Element covers?
4. What is the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) and how does it relate to the Housing Element?
5. How is the Housing Element connected to the work the City has been doing on a General Plan Update?
6. Why is it important for the City to have a State Compliant Housing Element?
7. Who prepares and certifies the Housing Element?
8. How can I get involved and provide comments and feedback on the Housing Element Update?
9. Will the Housing Element Survey results be available to the public to view?
10. If I was unable to attend the Let's Talk Housing, Lake Elsinore! Webinar, can I still view the workshop?
11. What is Measure Z?
12. How does Measure Z address current public safety needs?
13. Will Measure Z help prevent cuts in City services?
14. What are the community identified spending priorities for Measure Z?
15. What else is on the November 3rd Municipal ballot?