Housing is a critical component to the City’s economic well-being and quality of life for all residents. Therefore, it is imperative that San Diego has an adequate supply of housing to meet its present and future demands. For decades, the rate of construction of new residential units within the City has not kept pace with housing demand. This is especially true for deed-restricted affordable units, where housing production has only met a very small fraction of the need.
The 2020 Housing Inventory Annual Report presents the progress made in 2019 towards regional housing production goals. It also discusses recent City initiatives and those in development to help incentivize more production in the future. You can read the full report here.
Since 2018, the City has released annual housing inventory reports. Annual reporting is essential for setting the baseline so that trends may become evident. View prior reports below: