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EPA Can Do promotes community and economic development in the city of East Palo Alto. The group pursues this goal by building and maintaining affordable housing, and providing educational workshops and counseling on home buying, credit, and budgeting.

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Santa Clara County Makes ‘Dramatic’ Investment in Homeless Housing

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
Little Progress Made to Protect San Jose Mobile Homes

The San Jose City Council in March 2020 unanimously approved a plan to put all 58 mobile home properties under the same land use designation—but only two sites have received the new layer of protection.

(June 20, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report

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Image caption: Thousands of homeowners have been kicked off their fire insurance policies.
California Fire Insurance Crisis: How the State Helps Homeowners

As California insurance companies have revoked the fire policies of thousands of homeowners, the state has taken steps to get them covered again.

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Los Gatos Approves Process to Raise Density at North 40 Site

The Los Gatos Town Council voted to support increasing—to 40 units-per-acre—the number of homes the developer of the North 40 mixed-use project can build, during a milestone General Plan debate, Monday. But the elected officials opted not to require a …

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You Could Be a Joint Homeowner–With the State

Much has been made about the persistent disagreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers over how to put money back in the pockets of Californians reeling from high gas prices and the rising cost of living, but what about …

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Ground Broken for New Apartment Complex

MBK Rental Living and Morgan Hill Mayor Rich Constantine were part of the June 7 groundbreaking event at Vida at Morgan Hill, a 389-unit apartment rental community on the north side of town. Construction is officially underway at the community, …

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A Real Solution to the Housing Crisis

Gov. Newsom and the state legislature should consider allocating $40 billion of the state's $97 billion surplus to subsidize the building of low-income housing.

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Construction Begins on Big Apartment Complex In Morgan Hill

The developer of a 389-unit apartment complex off Sutter Boulevard in Morgan Hill is eyeing completion of the project in late 2023. Construction started in April on the project, known as Vida. The developer, MBK Rental Living, is planning a …

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San José Pledges $205M for New Affordable Housing

Mayor Sam Liccardo’s stated goal is to have 1,000 units of interim housing planned, under construction, or completed by the end of 2022.

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San José to Receive $25.2 Million Homekey Grant

The funds will be used to convert the 90-unit Arena Hotel, 817 The Alameda, to interim and future permanent housing for homeless individuals and couples.

Image caption: WaPo called Sacramento "the capital of Blue State America," and said the city “mirrors how much of the state, as well as many major cities across the coastal West, are feeling about the worsening humanitarian crisis."
'Washington Post' Details Sacramento Homeless Crisis

The 'Washington Post' descends on the "capital of Blue State America" to expose the ongoing homeless crisis in Sacramento.

Image caption: Seemingly minor code violations can cost struggling homeowners thousands.
Code Violations and ‘Excessive Fines’: Californians Battle Cities

Code violations, even after they're fixed, can cost struggling homeowners their homes. Some have seen fees and fines into the six figures even after repairs. Here are some of the horror stories. But what can be done about it?

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