Sonoma County government wants community’s help planning for upcoming housing targets | Press Democrat

“Ahead of each new cycle, state law requires local governments to update their plans for homebuilding — called “housing elements” — with the aim of ensuring cities and counties can realistically hit their housing targets by approving enough homes for people of all income levels.

Calum Weeks, policy director with the local pro-growth advocacy group Generation Housing, said the new plans will also be key to building more homes near transportation centers, cutting down on climate-harming vehicle emissions.

“This is a powerful opportunity for anyone who cares about the long-term viability of our economy, our climate action efforts, and providing quality housing that our local families can afford,” Weeks wrote in an email.”

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