San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo endorsed former Los Angeles mayor and state Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa for governor.
The city has two options for the Evans Lane site: one would house people by next summer, the other would add affordable homes in the long-term.
San Jose is poised to spend the next six months converting the shuttered Plaza Hotel into a temporary shelter for homeless people.
Bay Area-based startup HandUp connects homeless people in need with donors who want to help.
Santa Clara County employed a performance-based funding model to provide shelter to chronically homeless residents.