2014 Housing Element

The following public comments have been received for the 2014 Housing Element.
Index Number Name Date Received Topic Summary of Comments
HE-1 (PDF) Brent Sherman 7/20/13 New Program Suggests design review for new homes to enhance neighborhood compatibility
HE-2 (PDF) Cher Porter-Keisner 9/09/13 Property Tax Relief Follow up meeting number 3, with concern over persons losing their houses due to delinquent taxes, lack of nomadic campgrounds, and landlord constraints
HE-3 (PDF) Cher Porter-Keisner 9/20/13 Predatory Lending Information about legal action needed to stop predatory lending
HE-4 (PDF) Cher Porter-Keisner 10/19/13 Homeless Information about how foreclosure homes could help homeless people, who are people without homes
HE-5 (PDF) Tina Christensen 10/29/13 Various Reference to letter dated January 2012 on the 2009 Housing Element on second units (development standards, solar shading, and housing opportunity zones), no loss of commercial space, and housing trust fund / in lieu fees
HE-6 (PDF) Redwood Community Action Agency 2/6/13 Housing Trust Fund, Sprawl Request that a housing trust fund be established and limit development of sprawl into forested and other agricultural lands
HE-7 (PDF) Humboldt Association of Realtors (HAR) 2/10/13 Solar Shading and Grey Water Septic Systems Request that Planning Commission ask staff to prepare a state / county comparison chart, and that Environmental Health be at the next meeting to discuss Grey Water Septic Systems
HE-8 (PDF) HAR 2/13/14 Various Specific comments on policies, standards, and implementation measures
HE-9 (PDF) McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) 3/10/14 Various Specific comments on second units, MCSD infrastructure capacity, housing opportunity zones, residential above commercial, and general comments
HE-10 (PDF) Mck Municipal Advisory Committee 3/11/14 Second Units and Housing Opportunity Zones Supports expanding housing opportunity zones, relaxing secondary unit requirements, and reducing second unit fees
HE-11 (PDF) Northern California Association of Homebuilders 3/13/14 General Plan Environmental Impact Report (EIR), Mid-Point Density Specific comments on the General Plan EIR, and an excerpt from California Government Code Section 65850-65863.13 regarding mid-point density
HE-12 (PDF) MCSD 3/24/14 Copy of letter to Housing and Community Development (HCD) regarding: sewer hookups Concern that Appendix's G and J do not factor in an SHN Engineering analysis regarding sewer capacity in McKinleyville
HE-13 (PDF) Tim Gill, Forrester-Gill Inc. 3/4/14 Copy of letter to HCD regarding: several ongoing concerns Several concerns over the residential land inventory, including second units is not valid, not fully implementing current element, documents not posted, and lack of sewer capacity for affordable housing residential land (AH) growth
HE-14 (PDF) MCSD 4/7/14 Comments on Appendix J Specific comments on Appendix J
HE-15 (PDF) State of California Department of HCD 4/3/14 HCD letter regarding additional information needed Letter from the state HCD regarding additional items needed to approve the draft Housing Element plan
HE-16 (PDF) Bonnie MacGregor 4//1/14 Comments on Implementation Measures Specific Comments: H-IM24 change title and H-IM30 add an agency