Affordable Housing Requirements and Expedite Program

The City of San Diego provides programs and incentives to increase the supply of affordable housing. Following are code sections, Council Policies, Information Bulletins, Applications, Links and other information regarding the City of San Diego's affordable housing requirements.

  1. PDF icon The Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program, Information Bulletin 538
    This Information Bulletin provides basic information regarding the Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program.
  2. PDF icon Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program, Council Policy 600-27
    Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program. This Policy describes expediting the development review process, defines those projects that qualify for expedited permit processing, and prioritizes projects in the event the expedite program's carrying capacity is exceeded.
  3. PDF icon Affordable Housing Requirements Checklist (DS-530)
    This form is required to be completed and submitted for all new residential development of 2 or more units, for the purposes of implementing the City's Inclusionary Affordable Housing Requirements.
  4. PDF icon Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program (DS-531)
    This form is required to be completed and submitted by those applicants electing to enter into the Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program.
  5. PDF icon The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
    Land Development Code Section 142.1300 describing the City of San Diego's affordable housing requirements.
  6. PDF icon The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, Information Bulletin 532
    This Information Bulletin provides basic information regarding The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.
  7. PDF icon The Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program, Council Policy 900-14
    This Council Policy is entitled The Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program, and describes expedited permit processing for sustainable buildings. Sustainable buildings utilize alternative energy resources and technologies such as photo voltaic to generate up to 100% of the electricity needed by the building and its occupants.
  8. PDF icon Deviations for Affordable/In-Fill Housing Projects
    Land Development Code Section 143.0910 allows affordable/in-fill housing projects to deviate from the development regulations of the Land Development Code through a Process Four Site Development Permit.

Other Useful Links

San Diego Housing Commission
City of San Diego Sustainable Community Program