The Legislature finds and declares that, by adoption of Proposition 2 at the November 6, 2018, statewide general election, the voters expressly approved of the development of permanent supportive housing pursuant to the No Place Like Home Program (Part 3.9 (commencing with Section 5849.1) of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code). The Legislature further finds and declares that the provision of adequate supportive housing to help alleviate the severe shortage of housing opportunities for people experiencing homelessness in this state and of necessary services to the target population described in Sectionof the Health and Safety Code, and that ensuring the development of permanent supportive housing in accordance with programs such as the No Place Like Home Program (Part 3.9 (commencing with Section 5849.1) of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code) by removing zoning barriers that would otherwise inhibit that development, are matters of statewide concern and are not municipal affairs as that term is used in Section 5 of Article XI of the California Constitution. Therefore, this article applies to all cities, including charter cities.
Ca. Gov. Code § 65656