Santa Clara County faces a housing crisis that developed over a number of decades, with multiple contributing political, economic, and social factors. The county does not have enough homes that households of all incomes are able to afford.
Here at the SV@Home Resource Hub, you can learn about these policy solutions we advocate for, sift through the data that underlies our analysis of the housing crisis’s root causes, and learn about our advocacy campaigns in different jurisdictions.
We encourage you to check back regularly to discover new updates, and we hope that you will use this information to Learn, Act, and Engage!
|General information designed to promote a better understanding of housing-related issues, including homelessness, housing costs, and jobs/housing balance.|
|Housing-related data, updates on housing policies, and actions taken in Santa Clara County’s 16 jurisdictions in response to the housing crisis.|
|A collection of strategies, solutions, and policies, along with SV@Home’s recommended actions aimed at alleviating the housing crisis.|
ADU production is an important housing production tool. Since changes in State legislation in 2017, Santa Clara County has seen significant increases in ADU permitting. 2018 saw another spike in permits in jurisdictions throughout the County. Momentum continues at the state level to further ease ADU barriers. Learn more on our Accessory Dwelling Units page.