Santa Clara County OK’s $123M for 1,000 New Affordable Homes

The Board of Supervisors authorized $123 million in Measure A funds for hundreds of below-market-rate housing units in six local cities.

San Jose’s D7 Council Incumbent Tam Nguyen Faces Familiar Challenger in Maya Esparza

The rematch between Tam Nguyen and Maya Esparza could pave the path for how the city tackles its most pressing issues in coming years.

Proposed Carve-Out of Homeless Housing Bond Meets Resistance from Silicon Valley Nonprofits

The county will consider setting aside 5 percent of a homeless housing bond for developmentally disabled people who are already housed.

Santa Clara County Supervisors Urged to Consider Housing—Not Parking—for Old City Hall Annex

Plans to convert San Jose’s old City Hall Annex into a parking lot instead of housing for the homeless has drawn the ire of a prominent developer.

Santa Clara County Allocates $8 Million for Inclusive Playgrounds

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $8 million to help fund six all-inclusive playgrounds throughout the region.

San Jose City Council Looks at Ways to Salvage Tiny Homes Plan

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday will consider how to salvage its proposal to build tiny home communities for the homeless.

Op-Ed: Homeless Along Creeks Still Need Help after Holidays

With a concerted effort, Santa Clara County can restore its creeks to their natural state while housing the homeless who set up camp on their shores.

Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ on A for Affordable Housing

Measure A is a monumental opportunity for our community to rise to the challenge and provide support to our community members who need our help.