Revised 2023-2031 Housing Element Draft

On January 31, 2024, the City received a comment letter from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on the 2023-2031 Housing Element. The City reviewed these comments and updated the Housing Element in response. The Revised Hearing Draft can be accessed via the link listed below. The revisions are shown with track changes: Revisions are shown in strikeout and underline (NOTE: You will notice BLUE highlighting, and RED and GREEN strikethrough/underline text. BLUE highlighting and RED indicates deletion/addition of text; GREEN indicates movement of text from one location to another location within the document.)

On April 2, 2024, at 5:30 pm, in the Tulelake City Council Chambers located at 591 Main Street, Tulelake, the Tulelake City Council will hold a Public Hearing. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public testimony, provide direction, and consider readoption of the 2023-2031 Housing Element, as amended to address HCD comments. The City Council will consider whether the amended element be adopted, rejected, or adopted with additional modifications prior to its submittal to HCD. See the Public Hearing notices linked below for more details about the April 2, 2024, Public Hearing:

For more information, please visit the City of Tulelake’s website, https://cityoftulelake.com/, or call City Hall at 530-667-5522.

Tulelake Housing Element Submitted to HCD!

On November 2, 2023, the City of Tulelake submitted the 2023-2031 Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for a required 90-day review. The purpose of this review is for HCD to assess whether the housing element substantially complies with State housing law. All housing elements must undergo this review by the HCD. 

In December 2023, HCD provided preliminary findings and comments to the City of Tulelake. In response to HCD’s input, Chapter 2 and Appendix B have been revised. No other chapters or appendices have been revised at this time.   

The revised portions of these appendices are shown with track changes: revisions are shown in strikeout and underline (NOTE: You will notice RED and GREEN strikethrough/underline text – RED indicates deletion/addition of text; GREEN indicates movement of text from one location to another location within the document. 

HCD will issue their findings letter on or near January 31, 2024. The City will be able to again address HCD’s findings by revising the housing element further as needed to ensure it complies with State housing law. 

Revised Chapter 2 and Appendix B can be read and downloaded here: 

Full copies of the housing element submitted on November 1, are available here:

  • Tulelake Housing Element Track Changes Version (pdf
  • Tulelake Housing Element Clean Version (pdf)
The Review Draft of the 2023-2031 Tulelake Housing Element is available now!

This notice advises members of the public that the City’s draft 2023-2031 Housing Element is available for public review and comment prior to its submission to HCD for State-level review and comments. The 30-day Public Review and Comment Period begins September 15, 2023 has been extended through to October 17, 2023, at 5 P.M. To read the full notice please download below.


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