Resources

Website resources
Resource
Description
21 Elements
A countywide housing planning and policy project, with many local resources and housing elements
Association of Bay Area Governments Housing Program
More information from ABAG about housing and the Regional Housing Needs Allocation process
Housing and Community Development, Housing Element Section
Resources from the state
Housing Element Building Blocks
A how-to guide from the state for creating Housing Elements
Housing Element Toolkit
Regional information supplied by ABAG
The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Property Value
List of resources and studies on the topic of affordable housing and property value
San Mateo County Department of Housing
General housing information for the county

Nonprofit and stakeholder group resources
Resource
Description
Grand Boulevard Initiative
Group dedicated to the performance, safety, and aesthetics of El Camino Real
Housing Endowment and Regional Trust
HEART's mission is to raise public and private funds to meet critical housing needs in San Mateo County
Housing Leadership Council
Group dedicated to increasing supply of housing at all affordability levels
Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition
Nonprofit that provides affordable, high-quality shelter to those in need

Reports and presentation resources
Resource
Description
2011 Homeless Census
Biannual count of homeless people in San Mateo County
Housing Needs in San Mateo County
Study examining relationship jobs and housing in San Mateo County
The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Property Value

HCD Report

NPH Report
List of resources and studies on the topic of affordable housing and property value.
Moving Silicon Valley Forward, Housing, Transit, and Traffic at a Crossroad
Report from the nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California and Urban Habitat.
Quiz: Guess the Density
Presentation by Dan Zack, Downtown Development Coordinator, for Redwood City, showing examples of housing projects and their dwelling unit per acre statistics.