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Inclusionary Housing Ordinance


On November 10, 2020, the Board of Supervisors adopted the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, which ensures the production of affordable units in new development by establishing affordable housing set-aside requirements on residential projects that meet certain criteria. These requirements are set at a level that can be supported on a financially feasible basis, as determined through an economic feasibility study.

In approving the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, the Board of Supervisors directed DRP to report back on entitlement and building activities, including substantial renovations of existing units, and study whether inclusionary requirements could be applied more broadly, including to project types in communities where they were not initially found to be feasible. A market conditions update concluded that changes in market conditions support conducting a new economic feasibility study at this time.

Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (Effective on December 10, 2020)

Click here for the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance Archive page for historical information about the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance hearings and previous versions of the ordinance.

Please note the Governor’s Executive order modifying some noticing requirements related to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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