Benicia Housing Element

In California, each city and county must adopt a Housing Element to plan for the housing needs of the community at all economic levels, including low income and households with special needs.  At its core, a Housing Element is an opportunity for the community to establish goals, policies, and programs to address local housing needs. The Housing Element is one of seven required elements of the City’s General Plan, which serves as the blueprint for how the city will grow and address changing needs for development.   

The current Housing Element will guide housing development in Benicia in the 2023-2031 planning period. The Housing Element meets the requirements of State law including an inventory of sites suitable for residential development; an assessment of financial and programmatic resources; and an analysis of constraints, both governmental and non-governmental, to housing production.


Adopted Housing Element

Background Reports and Information

Annual Progress Report