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A Low-Barrier Navigation Center (LBNC) is a "Housing First," low barrier, temporary, service-enriched shelter that helps homeless individuals and families to quickly obtain permanent housing. Assembly

To help facilitate the creation of new housing that meets the needs of lower income households and people experiencing homelessness, the State of California has passed several laws that create

California state law requires local jurisdictions’ housing elements to designate zones where emergency shelters are a permitted use and do not require additional permits to be approved. Emergency

California state laws, including 2017’s Senate Bill No. 35 and 2019’s Senate Bill No. 300, require housing development projects to be reviewed against objective design standards. Certain projects may

The Redwood City Downtown Precise Plan (DTPP) describes the vision for the future of Downtown, regulates private development, and recommends potential future city projects. The DTPP puts form-based

In contrast to conventional zoning, which focuses on regulating land uses, form-based codes are used to prioritize the desired physical form of a community. Form-based codes are often used by local

In pursuit of increased housing production, state law now requires many local housing approval decisions to be based on objective standards. To comply with state law, local jurisdictions must ensure