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Belvedere commission seeks tweaks to affordability mandates in housing plan

Updated: Dec 7, 2023

Belvedere planning commissioners, responding to feedback from residents, say the city’s housing programs should reduce proposed affordable-unit requirements in new projects to better match neighbor Tiburon and county trends.


The recommendation came during a Nov. 21 study session on the latest draft of Belvedere’s 2023-2031 housing element, which requires the city to identify sites for at least 160 new units and ensure local programs and policies encourage development. Of those, the allocation includes 24 extremely low-income, 25 very-low and 28 low-income units.


Belvedere is working on its second attempt at state certification after the California Department of Housing and Community Development rejected the first revision in May. The city is also facing a Jan. 31 state deadline to complete any rezoning called for in the housing element.


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