Online Resources

For additional information and resources about the Housing and Safety Elements, visit the following links.

Marin County Housing and Safety Elements

Stay current on the latest news regarding the Marin County Housing Element update process, including opportunities to provide community input during the process.

Marin County Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)

Understand Marin’s obligation in meeting the future housing needs and State housing requirements.  Learn about the RHNA methodology and how the 

Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) – Housing Elements and RHNA

ABAG is responsible for identifying the final Regional Housing Needs Allocation for all jurisdictions in the Bay Area.


California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) – Housing Elements

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) plays the critical role of reviewing every local government’s housing element to determine whether it complies with state law and then submits written findings back to each local government. HCD’s approval is required before a local government can adopt its housing element as part of its overall General Plan.