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190 MILL STREET - HOMEWARD BOUND Emergency Shelter & Supportive Housing


Address: 190 Mill Street
Project No: GPA19-001/ZC19-001/UP19-014
Applicant: Homeward Bound 

Contact: Pat Cousens
Project Planner: Ali Giudice, Principal Planner
(415) 485-3092

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Project Description

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This project is a request by Homeward Bound for a General Plan Amendment, Zoning Amendment, and Use Permit for the following:

  • General Plan Amendment to extend the high-density residential (HDR) land use designation of the adjacent site such that it would include this entire 190 Mill Street property.
  • A Zoning Map Amendment to extend the existing high-density residential zoning (HR1) of the adjacent site such that it would include this entire 190 Mill Street property
  • Use Permit to allow expansion of the existing emergency shelter to allow up to 60 beds
  • Separately-as a by-right project under AB2162 the project would include development of a 32-unit supportive housing project


  • On September 8, 2022, the building permit was finaled.
  • On January 28, 2021, the building permit was issued.
  • On April 6, 2020, the City Council has approved the requested general plan amendment, zoning amendment and use permit for the 60-bed homeless shelter. This approval establishes a by-right permitting process for the 32-unit supportive housing project.

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