Housing Element

The California State Legislature has identified the attainment of a decent home and suitable living environment for every California as the State’s major housing goal. 

Housing Element Update 

The City of Temecula is required to update the Housing Element of the General Plan every eight years, at a minimum.  The City is in the process of updating the current Housing Element. Subscribe to our e-mail list to receive the latest updates.

Current Housing Element

The Temecula City Council adopted the current Housing Element on January 28, 2014, by Resolution No. 14-08. Through policies, procedures, and incentives, it provides an action plan for maintaining and expanding the housing supply in the City of Temecula. The California Legislature states that a primary housing goal for the State is ensuring every resident has a decent home and suitable living environment. The City’s adopted Housing Element (PDF) is for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2021.

Role of Housing Successor

Pursuant to Senate Bill 341 (Chapter 796, Statues of 2013, effective January 2014), the City of Temecula as the Housing Successor is required to report specified housing financial and activity information in one of the following ways:

  • By including with the Annual Progress Report (APR) submitted to California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) pursuant to State housing law in reporting progress in implementing the Housing Element (Government Code Section 65400)
  • As an addendum to the APR sent separately from the APR due April 1 each year

Additional Financial Information

The additional specified financial information required to be sent to HCD is included in the City of Temecula’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which provides audited financial information of the Low and Moderate Income Housing Asset Fund.

More Information

For more information, please e-mail Dale West or call 951-694-6400.