Housing

Housing

Formerly homeless residents fear eviction from San Jose affordable housing project

Despite the affirmations and empowering quotes covering San Jose native Marcelina Taguinod’s apartment door, she’s been feeling down. Taguinod, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, has isolated herself in her room in downtown San Jose’s Second Street Studios, a permanent supportive housing complex for formerly homeless people. A tenant at the development since it opened in early May,...

New report paints a bleak picture of displacement in San Jose

More than 1.5 million residents fled the Bay Area between 2010 and 2016 due in part to the rising cost-of-living, including San Joseans who are increasingly forced out. A coalition of local housing advocates, nonprofits and lawmakers recently released a report that they hope will shine a light on how displacement is a driving factor in the...

San Jose: New home for homeless women and children opens

With rising housing costs exacerbating California’s severe homeless crisis, the Kinkade Family Foundation and CityTeam on Thursday teamed up to open a new home for homeless women and children in San Jose. After the 2012 death of Thomas Kinkade, an American artist known as “the Painter of Light,” his family started the Kinkade Family Foundation to honor...