Community Calendar

February 19, 2019

Touring San Jose’s Newest Modular Homes

After breaking ground in late 2017, construction on Second Street Studios, a new affordable housing development just a half mile from downtown San Jose, progressed posthaste. Its secret? Modular construction, which allowed units built off-site to be connected together like supersized Legos. The building, whose 135 units provide permanent supportive housing for extremely low-income households, also features over 9,000 square feet of retail space and is expected to receive LEED Platinum certification. Join us as we tour this important project.…
February 28, 2019

CASA Means Homes

In 2018, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a group of Bay Area housing experts and stakeholders to discuss housing solutions for the region. The result, the CASA Compact, is a package of policies being moved forward in 2019 with the goal of increasing housing production, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from displacement. Come learn more about the compact and what it might mean for San Jose and the South Bay. + Leslye Corsiglia / SV @ Home +…