California State Auditor releases scathing report on RHNA process

California State Auditor releases scathing report on RHNA process

Report finds housing goals are not supported by evidence
On March 17, Michael S. Tilden, the Acting California State Auditor, issued a blistering critique of the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and its Regional Housing Needs Assessments (RHNA).
The Auditor found problems in the HCD methodology that may have inflated RHNA requirements by hundreds of thousands of housing units.

Is Social Housing the Answer?

Is Social Housing the Answer?

Bay Area municipalities have been debating for decades whether new housing production or vigorous tenant protections is the best path to ensuring secure places to live for the region’s residents. And yet questions over the long-term efficacy of both of these solutions have largely remained unanswered. Until now.