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Safety and Climate Documents

The Draft Housing Element was adopted by Hayward’s City Council on February 7, 2023. The City received comments from HCD on April 10, 2023. The draft Housing Element was revised based on HCD’s comments and revisions are shown in strikethrough/underline. The revised draft of the Housing Element is available for public review through June 2, 2023.

Full Document:

HCD Comment Letter:


Upcoming Events

Attend our Gallery Event!

Do you want to learn more about housing and climate goals for Hayward? Our interactive gallery event presents educational posters about the Climate Action Plan and General Plan, including housing, safety, and environmental justice.

We can bring the gallery walk posters to you! Just email

If you cannot attend our event, you can view our posters here!

Click here for posters translated in Spanish!

    Tell your Housing Story!

    The City of Hayward partnered with Chabot College students to survey almost 200 Hayward residents of all ages, races, and income levels about their experiences, feelings, hopes, and issues around housing and their environment. The first question was “What three words would you use to describe your living situation?” Check out some of the responses and leave your three words in the Housing Story box below!