On June 21st, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing bond on the November ballot. More than 200 homeless and housing advocates filled the Santa Clara County Supervisors chambers to urge passage of a $950 million bond that would house homeless and low-income veterans, seniors, people with disabilities and working families. Please click here for more information on the bond and review the links below for media coverage of the vote:
KTUV before the vote “We heard stories of survival, we heard stories of resilience, we heard stories of the ability of the human spirit to triumph over all kinds of forms of adversity” – San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo
Other stories before the vote:
Silicon Valley Business Journal: Business aims for influence in county housing bond
Associated Press: Santa Clara County Considers Measure to Improve Housing
Stories after the vote:
Silicon Valley Business Journal: Will voters ante up $1.9 billion for affordable housing?