The Draft Housing Element was submitted to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on September 26, 2022 for a 90-day review period. The Draft Housing Element reflected changes approved by the Council at their August 3 and August 31, 2022, meetings, including a density reduction from 40-45 units per acre to 30-35 units per acre on housing element sites in the Downtown. HCD sent a comment letter to the Town on December 23, 2022. The Town Council reviewed proposed edits to the Draft Housing Element and a Response to HCD Comments on January 18 and 25, 2023. The redlined version of the revised Draft Housing Element (second draft) is available for public review. The revised draft Housing Element was submitted to HCD on February 16, 2023. HCD has up to 60 days to review the second draft of the Housing Element.