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  • New Program Provides Down Payment Assistance for First-time Homebuyers in Santa Clara County

    Called Empower Homebuyers SCC, program is funded through the 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.—The Housing Trust Silicon Valley and County of Santa Clara are launching Empower Homebuyers SCC, a new down payment assistance program for first-time homebuyers in Santa Clara County. Funded through the 2016...
  • Santa Clara Voters Approve Measure A

    San Jose, CA—Santa Clara County voters took an historic step November 8, 2016 by addressing the most pressing challenge facing residents—the lack of affordable housing. The results counted so far show the Measure A campaign for affordable housing winning with over 67% of the votes cast.   “We are thrilled...
  • ‘Yes’ on A for Our Neighbors

    Father Jon Pedigo Director of Peace and Justice Projects, Dioses of San Jose Being a disciple of Christ requires a willingness to put others first. If we wish to be his disciple, we must be ready to embrace the leper, protect the widow and orphan, and love our enemy....
  • Measure A: A Cindy Chavez Op-ed

    Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution to present a $950 million affordable housing bond on the November 8 ballot, Measure A. Recent polling shows that county voters believe housing is the most pressing problem today, higher even than...

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