Seven Communities Receive “Pro-Housing” Designation from the State

Six cities and one county have been added to a list of “pro-housing” communities, as designated by California’s Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). They are:

  • Eureka
  • Healdsburg
  • Mountain View
  • Petaluma
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Monica
  • Tulare County

California’s Prohousing Designation Program was established by the 2019-20 Budget Act. It offers a range of incentives for eligible communities that facilitate housing development. These include access to grants and supports. A total of 37 communities have received the designations so far.

Find out what HCD had to say about the seven latest designees here



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