Housing Element

The State of California Housing Element law mandates local governments adequately plan to meet existing and projected housing needs of all economic segments of the community. 

The Housing Element exists to:

  • identify community housing needs,
  • state community goals and objectives for housing production, rehabilitation, and conservation to meet those needs, and
  • define the policies and programs the community will implement to achieve the stated goals and objectives.

The Housing Element is a component of the 2035 General Plan, which provides guiding policy for all growth and development within the City. Unlike the other General Plan elements, the Housing Element must be updated every eight years and is subject to detailed statutory requirements and mandatory review by a State agency (Department of Housing and Community Development). 


Housing Element Documents (2015-2023)

Policy Document   (PDF 21 pages, 3.4 MB)           Background Report  (PDF 289 pages, 13 MB)

Housing Element Policy Document Housing Element Background Report




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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 7/18/2016