Housing Constraints & Opportunities


The Housing Constraints and Opportunities Committee has been appointed by the City Council to review housing issues identified at the October 17, 2015 Housing Workshop. The Committee’s task is to make recommendations to the City Council on ways to increase housing production.

Past Accomplishments

The HCOC acted as a steering committee during the process of updating the 6th cycle General Plan Housing Element, which was adopted December 2020. Throughout the update process, the public was invited to participate in HCOC meetings to share insights and ideas on how the City can improve housing opportunities. Past meeting information includes the following:

20.01.30 HCOC Meeting 18 - Housing Element Update Presentation #1

20.02.13 HCOC Meeting 19 - Housing Element Update Presentation #2

20.03.12 HCOC Meeting 20 - Housing Element Update Presentation #3

20.05.21 HCOC Meeting 21 - Housing Element Update Presentation #4

20.10.22 HCOC Meeting 22 - Housing Element Update Presentation #5

Current Events

The HCOC will reconvene in 2021.The next Housing Constraints and Opportunities Committee will be held on January 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM via teleconference only.

In compliance with the State and County Shelter at Home Orders, and as allowed by the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, which allows for a deviation of teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act, Housing Constraints & Opportunities meetings will be held by teleconference only until further notice.

Rather than attending in person, residents have 3 options.

  • Attend the meeting virtually to see and hear presentations of proposed projects – register prior to the meeting by sending your name and email address to planning@prcity.com or use the following link to Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
  • Attend the meeting by conference call to hear presentations only – during the meeting call 1-323-457-5183 and enter the Conference ID: 547 889 147#
  • Before the meeting, submit public comment by email – send an email to planning@prcity.com

All public comments should include the authors name and address. Written public comments should be submitted via email prior to 5:00PM the day before the meeting to be sure the board has time to review. If submitting written comments in advance of the meeting, please note the agenda item by number or name.

Meeting Agendas


  • Teleconference Only (See above instructions for attending)


  • Amy Russell
  • Bruce White
  • Carlos Olveda
  • David Cooke
  • Greg Haas
  • Joel Neel
  • John Donaldson
  • Kenneth Trigueiro
  • Larry Werner
  • Steve Gregory
  • Steve Martin
  • Vince Vanderlip

Term of Office

To be determined

Staff Members

  • Warren Frace, Community Development Director
  • Darren Nash, City Planner
  • David Athey, City Engineer
  • Darcy Delgado, Associate Planner