In Santa Clara County’s push to end homelessness, not all agree on how to balance short-term needs with long-term solutions.
To test the feasibility of a legal homeless camp in San Jose, Councilman Tam Nguyen will head to Portland to spend the night in a sanctioned settlement.
San Jose made a bold move to help the homeless by implementing California’s “shelter crisis” code. By most accounts, it appears to be working.
Houslets, a project offering open-source prototypes of tiny homes, is one of nine San Jose finalists vying for a slice of $5 million in grant money being distributed across the country by the Knight Cities Challenge.
San Jose Inside takes a look at several programs designed to reduce homelessness in Silicon Valley. The different approaches show there is no easy solution.
San Jose wants to clean up its largest homeless encampment and build a fence around it to prevent illegal dumping. But residents of The Jungle say they have nowhere else to go.
San Jose may explore the idea of building “micro-housing”—tiny, 150-square-foot cottages—to house the homeless.