Housing Element Update

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On September 12, 2022, the City released the 1st Draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element. This kicks off the 30-day public review period. Comments are welcome by email to cindy.mccormick@cityofgilroy.org or can be mailed to 7351 Rosanna Street Gilroy CA 95020 (Attn: Cindy McCormick). 

**Please note that a revised version that corrects typographical errors and formatting issues will be posted here, prior to the end of the public review period. No substantive changes will be included in this interim revised draft.  

Save the Date. Here are the upcoming public meeting dates. 

To request Spanish language interpretation services for this meeting, please contact communications@cityofgilroy.org a minimum of 72 hours prior to the meeting.

  • 10/17/22 (Monday, 6:00PM): The October 17thCity Council meeting will include an agenized item to present the Draft Housing Element along with any major revisions based on public comment following the 9/12/22 publication.
  • 10/20/22 (Thursday, 6:00PM): The October 20th Planning Commission special meeting will focus on the Draft Housing Element along with any major revisions based on public comment following the 9/12/22 publication. Take-aways from the Council meeting will also be shared.  

Following these meetings, the Housing Element consultant will make revisions to the 1st Draft to reflect feedback from the community, the Planning Commission, and the City Council. The City will then send the 2nd draft to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for their review. It is anticipated that additional changes would be made prior to taking a final draft to the City Council in January 2023.  

Staff welcomes your comments and suggestions: Email: Cindy.McCormick@cityofgilroy.org

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Staff welcomes your comments and suggestions:

Email: Cindy.McCormick@cityofgilroy.org

Stay tuned for additional information and outreach opportunities including a workshop in June (Date and Topics TBD).

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    Email: planningdivision@cityofgilroy.org