The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved $29 million to fund three housing projects which will add 332 homes to San Jose, Morgan Hill and Sunnyvale.(June 29, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report
San Jose has more money to spend this fiscal year and officials are prioritizing homelessness, public safety, fighting blight, environmental sustainability and equitable economic recovery.(June 15, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report
The links between homelessness and crime are complex, and the idea that unhoused individuals present a danger to their community seems to be exaggerated.
As homeless numbers continue to rise in Santa Clara County, 7th grade students at Charter School of Morgan Hill used project-based learning to help their community better understand this crisis. They created Project MERCY to assist unhoused neighbors, and help …
The first count in three years showed that the overall number of homeless individuals had increased by 3% in Santa Clara County and by 11% in the city limits of San José.
Santa Clara County will receive $16.7 million to buy and convert the Crestview Hotel in Mountain View into 48 housing units for chronically homeless residents, homeless youth and young people at risk of becoming homeless. The county has already approved …
How the California mental health crisis emerged out of the state’s history of deinstitutionalization and laws designed to protect the mentally ill, as well as the communities around them.
A State Senate bill would allow quick rezoning for multi-family housing, as a new research study reveals the high cost of single-family zoning laws.