PP 22-0005: Housing Needs and Production Strategies
Housing Production Strategy Task Force -- Applications Open
We are looking for several volunteers to serve as at-large community representatives on the Housing Production Strategy Task Force to represent housing consumers in Lake Oswego. We are seeking community representatives that represent diverse backgrounds, including those who have experienced difficulty accessing housing in Lake Oswego.
The Housing Production Strategy Task Force will provide high-level policy guidance to the Planning Commission and City Council related to housing needs and strategy recommendations. The Task Force is expected to meet regularly between October 2022 through March 2024 to review and provide feedback on work products.
Pursuant to the City Council goal to, “Conserve the community’s quality of life by planning for growth and change,” and the initiative to, “Complete work on key housing initiatives, including HB 2003 compliance,” staff is now engaging in efforts to amend the City’s Comprehensive Plan in order to comply with the housing production strategy requirements of House Bill 2003 (HB 2003).
HB 2003 was adopted by the Oregon Legislature in 2019, concurrently with House Bill 2001, in order to help local jurisdictions meet the housing needs of residents throughout the state. The bill requires Oregon cities with over 10,000 residents to both analyze the future housing needs of their residents through a Housing Needs Analysis (HNA) and to develop strategies designed to promote the development of such needed housing through a Housing Production Strategy (HPS). The bill also launched a prototype Regional Housing Needs Analysis (RHNA) in order to explore a statewide program where housing need is studied and addressed on a regional level; the RHNA program is still under development by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD).
The Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) adopted Oregon Administrative Rules for HB 2003 (OAR 660-008-0045 through -0070) in November 2020. These rules established the components that are required to be included within an HPS Report, as well as the criteria for compliance for cities that do not meet their identified housing need.
The City is required to adopt an updated HNA by December 31, 2023, and must subsequently adopt an HPS within one year of the updated HNA’s adoption.
The City Council will hold a study session on June 21, 2022 in order to provide direction on a proposed work plan to comply with the requirements of HB 2003; to visit the meeting webpage, click here.
The Planning Commission will conduct a subsequent work session on HB 2003 on June 27th; to visit the meeting webpage, click here.
Erik Olson, Senior Planner, (503) 697-6524 or email@example.com.