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Coalition plans to eliminate family homelessness by 2025

Original post made on Oct 5, 2021

Santa Clara County officials, in collaboration with nonprofit housing partners and the city of San Jose, are looking to house 1,200 homeless families within the next year.

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Posted by William Hitchens
a resident of Mountain View
on Oct 5, 2021 at 12:16 pm

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"We don't know exactly what all the dollars will look like because they come to us, but we do know there will be a gap. So, we need more than just the government funding to make this happen".

And where did 2025 come from? Pulled from a hat? In short, another meaningless, arbitrary deadline created to try to force an atmosphere of great urgency --- among some people anyway. It would be a lot more realistic if they were to have done detailed realistic planning and funding studies and proposals first.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Oct 6, 2021 at 11:38 am

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Note that this is specific to San Jose which has a huge amount of land that is open and disorganized. I have been down there to check out the Diridion Station - surrounded by open land. They all keep talking about rebuilding - but a lot of the land and buildings are being bought up by out-of-state companies. Out-of-state companies have no investment in supporting local programs. Further - the buildings owned by our local tech companies are sitting there unoccupied. And they are now building in other states.
We need to quit being driven by initiatives that are thought up by out-of-city people who are working the Housing stage.

Posted by Julian Guiterrez
a resident of another community
on Oct 6, 2021 at 12:50 pm

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"We need to quit being driven by initiatives that are thought up by out-of-city people who are working the Housing stage."

Yes...perhaps when Palo Alto finally decides to step up to the plate and assume its responsibility towards addressing & reducing homelessness.

And by this I am referring to accomodating the homeless issue outside of simply relegating them to the boonies by the baylands.

Fat chance.

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