San Jose expects to have 80 tiny cabins built by next summer to house homeless people until they find a long-term place to stay.
San Jose is trying to secure federal grants to replace its 58-year-old aircraft rescue and firefighting facility, which has fallen into disrepair.
Paper and plastics tossed by U.S. consumers into their blue bins have been piling up ever since China tightened import restrictions.
San Jose leaders will consider key changes to the city’s rent laws, including some that empower landlords and others that favor tenants.
San Jose wants to wrest control of its subsidized rent programs from the Santa Clara County Housing Authority.
San Jose city leaders again rejected a proposal to link rent hikes to inflation, which advocates hoped would offer relief to cash-strapped tenants.
On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council will decide whether to walk back a gift limit increase by keeping the $50 cap set in 2004.
The decision came after four hours of heated testimony marked by jeers from landlords who called city officials thieves and communists.
Two weeks after voting to outlaw no-cause evictions for all tenants, San Jose’s City Council will decide when to enact the new rule.
Nearly half of of San Jose’s elected leaders want to prevent landlords from discriminating against recipients of housing subsidies.