In most communities with zoning regulations in the regionhomes with supportive services are not defined as a specifically-permitted or restricted use. Although it may fall under other names or broader categories, municipalities should set a clear, distinct definition of homes with supportive services in their land use regulationsDefining homes with supportive services as a permitted use opens up other regulatory tools to advance development, and can help educate community members. These regulatory updates should be made in consultation with providers of homes with supportive services to ensure they are effective at encouraging new development of homes with supportive services