housing

  • County of Santa Clara Celebrates Construction of 84-unit Supportive Housing Development in San Jose

    Villas on the Park will offer on-site services to help residents transition from homelessness to living in a supportive community SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. — The County of Santa Clara has broken ground and begun construction of Villas on the Park, a 100% permanent supportive housing development for...
  • County of Santa Clara Approves $66.2 million Funding Toward Affordable Housing Developments

    SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 to approve a total of $66.2 million of 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond funds to construct four new affordable housing complexes. The developments will provide 461 new housing opportunities for low income households,...
  • Board President Cortese Supports Bill to Expedite Housing for Homeless

    Santa Clara County would benefit from AB 932, a bill that, if enacted into law, would allow the County to expedite the construction of housing for homeless families and individuals if an emergency is declared. The Bill was introduced by state Assembly Member Phil Ting, who represents areas of...
  • Senior Advocates Press Governor to Sign Housing Bill

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Senior advocates are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to do something about the housing crisis – and are pushing him to start by signing Senate Bill 2. The bill would increase the fee for recording certain types of real estate documents, excluding...
  • San Jose Receives IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

    IBM sending experts here to help San Jose develop new technological tools in support of the City’s affordable housing and homelessness initiatives San Jose, Calif. – The City of San Jose has announced that it is one of five cities across the globe who have been awarded an IBM...
  • Rebuilding Wealth Through Home Ownership

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR  The “Rebuilding Wealth Through Homeownership” happened Friday, December 9, 2016 at Microsoft’s Conference Center, Mountain View, CA. This event was organized by former CA Assemblymember Joe Coto. This topic is of great interest to the general public who needs to know that in Silicon Valley,...
  • Gov. Brown Signs Bill Reducing Barriers to Building Additional Housing

    Sacramento – State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to reduce the barriers California homeowners face when seeking to build an accessory dwelling unit (granny flat) on their property will take effect this January after Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill today.  Senate Bill 1069 is the most extensive bill...
  • Senate sends housing bill to Governor

    Sacramento An urgency bill by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to modif y the terms of a land sale between the state Department of General Services and the Santa Clara Housing Authority, was approved with strong bipartisan support in the Senate today. Senate Bill 680 will allow an innovative...
  • Housing and Urban for families in Fremont

    Families with Children Face Housing Discrimination in Fremont

    Fair Housing Investigation at Fremont Condo Complex Reveals Longstanding Pattern of Discrimination Against Families with Children Fremont, CA – Project Sentinel joined a class of aggrieved residents to file a housing discrimination lawsuit in federal court against Silvertree Mohave Homeowners’ Association (HOA) and Management Solutions. Both jointly manage Silvertree...