2021-2029 Housing Element Update

The City of Upland has embarked on updating the Housing Element.  The Housing Element is one of seven required elements to be included in the City's General Plan.  The Housing Element identifies priority goals, policies, and programs that directly address the housing needs of current and future City residents for all income levels.  The Housing Element is required by State law to be updated every eight years.  This next cycle will cover the planning period from 2021 to 2029.

The Housing Element Update will demonstrate how the City’s share of regional housing needs growth will be accommodated for the eight-year planning period.  The State forecasts the need for housing based on population projections, employment, and household growth.  Each City must show how it will accommodate its need through designating areas for the City’s share of housing allocation.  The City of Upland’s allocation for the 2021-2029 planning period is 5,686 units.

Throughout the update process, documents will be provided via links below pertaining to the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update process and staff encourages you to get involved.

Written comments or questions may be submitted via email to

2021-2029 Housing Element Update (10/24/22)

Meeting Notices

A Public Hearing of the Upland City Council is scheduled for Monday, October 24, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments on the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update.
For more information, or to view the Notice, please click the PDF below.

Tentative Schedule

The tentative schedule for the Housing, Safety and Environmental Justice Element updates is as follows:

Winter 2020/2021Research & Analysis
Public Review
City Council/Planning Commission Study Session
Spring 2021Prepare Draft Housing, Safety and Environmental Justice Element
Public Review
State Review and Consultation
Prepare Revised Draft Housing, Safety and Environmental Justice Elements
Public Review
Summer/Fall 2021Planning Commission Hearing & Recommendation
City Council Hearing & Adoption

Additional Information

Housing Element Update Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

Upland Local Housing Data can be found here.

Existing 2013-2021 Housing Element


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