How San Jose Can Build Housing Our Children Can Afford

How San Jose Can Build Housing Our Children Can Afford “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” – Benjamin Franklin The Silicon Valley Dream has become a housing nightmare for too many of our families floundering to stay afloat, or fleeing...

Preparing for the Rain and Potential Flooding

Preparing for the Rain and Potential Flooding As the New Year brings a steady stream of welcome rain, it also provides a sober reminder of the dangers that winter storms pose to our community. Eleven months ago, we experienced the worst flooding in a generation,...

Tiny Homes: It’s Time to Act to Confront Homelessness

Tiny Homes: It’s Time to Act to Confront Homelessness “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” -President John F. Kennedy Every night, more than 4,300 individuals in San Jose must find a...

What you should know about the “senior homes” initiative

What you should know about the “senior homes” initiative Last month, lawyers hired by wealthy developers filed “notice of intent” with the City Clerk to begin collecting signatures for a ballot measure that they call the “Evergreen Senior Homes Initiative.” The...

Mayor Sam Liccardo Unveils 15-point Housing Plan

Mayor Sam Liccardo Unveils 15-point Housing Plan Mayor sets an ambitious goal to construct 25,000 new homes – including at least 10,000 affordable homes – over the next 5 years to help address the region’s growing housing crisis Mayor Sam Liccardo has unveiled a...

Sam Liccardo’s Statement on Re-Election Campaign

Sam Liccardo’s Statement on Re-Election Campaign Our world has changed dramatically since I announced my campaign for Mayor four years ago. Our nation now daily endures a spate of frenzied rhetoric emphasizing all that divides us, while public civility and trust...