The update to Chico’s Housing Element for the period 2022-2030 will be a 17-month process which formally kicks off in January 2021 and will culminate in May 2022.
2022 HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE
Public Outreach, Analysis, and Housing Element Updates
Initial State Review
& City Review
Final State Review & Certification
OUTREACH / MEETINGS
1) Public Outreach, Analysis, and Housing Element Updates – Community input activities, data analysis and writing of the updated document. This includes a focus group meeting with low income residents in January, and two community meetings in February and August 2021. Online surveys will take place in February and July/August 2021.
2) Initial State Review – Initial analysis of first draft document by State Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD) in January 2022.
3) Public Comment & City Review – Public meetings in 2022 to consider Housing Element drafts: Planning Commission February 17, City Council March 15, 30-day Public Comment Period, City Council April 19.
4) Final State Review & Certification – State HCD review of final HE draft approved by the City Council and certification of its compliance with Housing Element Law by June 15, 2022.