Other Topics

Housing Elements

Housing Element Resources, ABAG California Housing Element Manual, 3rd ed., Public Interest Law Project, November 2013

Zone for Homes and the Housing Element Toolkit, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, 2014

A list of local organizations that can be used for Housing Element outreach is available here (Excel, updated 10/30/18).


Defining Family

California Attorney General's Office opinion on family and boarding houses, 2003

Draft Best Practices

Definition of Family Memo, Mental Health Advocacy Services, 1998

Land Use Laws Related to Recovery Facilities and Group Homes, Goldfarb and Lippman

Discussion via HUD FAQ


Density Bonus Resources

Guide to California Density Bonus Law, 2017, Meyers Nave

Not Just Density Bonuses: Dealing with Demands Beyond the Bonus, Goldfarb and Lippman LLP, 2016 Conference Session, League of California Cities


Workforce Housing

Teacher Housing Conference Presentations