Category: Housing Element

Fairfax submits Draft 2023-31 Housing Element for HCD review

On Friday, May 12, 2023, the Town of Fairfax sent its draft 6th Cycle Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The draft included and addressed comments received from the public and the Town Council. The draft is also posted to the Town’s website with redlines showing how changes from … Continued

Draft Housing Element presentation highlights public comments and next steps

At the May 3 Regular Town Council meeting, the Dyett & Bhatia Project Manager, Andrew Hill, presented a summary of public comments on the Public Review Draft Sixth Cycle Housing Element. The presentation also included: Recap of the Housing Element process Legal requirements associated with the Housing Element process Potential sites and strategies The Town … Continued

Special Town Council “Scoping Meeting” on the Housing Element Public Review Draft and Notice of Preparation of Draft Environmental Impact Report 

A Special Council Meeting was held on April 19, 2023 to conduct a Scoping Meeting on the Notice  of Preparation (NOP) and to elicit additional public comments on the Housing Element Draft for Public Review.  See the PowerPoint Presentation here. The 30-day period to receive public comments began on April 3, 2023 for the NOP. Email … Continued

Housing Element Draft ready for Public Review

On March 31, 2023, the Town released a Public Review Draft Sixth Cycle Housing Element for the legally-required 30-day local review period. A Revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Fairfax General Plan Housing Element Update was released on April 3, 2023. A Special Council Meeting is scheduled for … Continued

Draft Housing Element – March 2023 Status Update

To date, background reports on housing needs, constraints, and fair housing have been drafted and programs to address the key findings developed, as required per State law and guidance from HCD. The backbone of the Housing Element is the sites inventory and an important focus of the work has been on ground-truthing the sites and … Continued

Dyett and Bahtia present Housing Element Project progress

At the November 16, 2022, Special Town Council meeting, the Dyett & Bhatia Project Manager, Andrew Hill, presented an update on this project. The presentation describes: Work done to date on this project Dyett & Bhatia’s approach to completing this work A general timeline for completing this project. View the presentation slides.

Housing Element community workshop summary report

The Town of Fairfax held a Community Workshop on September 10, 2022 to engage with the community and better understand how to respond to those wanting to live in Fairfax and to the housing needs of tenants, especially those at risk of displacement. Read the report Workshop summary report Watch videos from the workshop Panel … Continued

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