Audit Finds that San Jose’s Dept. of Environmental Services Has Poor Oversight of Contracts

Weak controls over consulting contracts in San Jose’s Environmental Services Department put the city at risk of cost overruns, an audit found.

Audit: High-Rise Developers Get Special Access, Breaks on Fees

An internal audit going before the City Council found that San Jose often fails to track fees and waivers for high-rise development.

Following Historic Vote on Rent Protections, San Jose Considers Ban on Voucher Discrimination

Nearly half of of San Jose’s elected leaders want to prevent landlords from discriminating against recipients of housing subsidies.

San Jose Begins Search for New Independent Police Auditor

San Jose’s search for a new independent police auditor begins in earnest this month, as Walter Katz will officially resign from the post Friday.

Audit: San Jose’s Rent Control Ordinance Undermined by Lack of Oversight, Enforcement

A new audit found that San Jose’s tenant protections have been undermined by compromise as well as a lack of staffing and oversight.

Audit: Recycled Water Program Needs More Financial Oversight

A new report says South Bay Water Recycling, which provides reclaimed water to San Jose, needs to get a better handle on its accounting.