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Neighborhood Discussion on New Supportive Housing in San Jose
April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join neighborhood meeting in San Jose Tuesday to support housing that prevents and ends homelessness
You. Your voice is needed to ensure our community keeps moving forward with new supportive housing and homes affordable for low-income families. Together, we can end and prevent homelessness in Santa Clara County.
Tuesday, April 30 at 6pm
Join PATH Ventures and the Housing Ready Communities Action Network at this important neighborhood meeting, and express your support for more supportive housing to help end homelessness for our neighbors.
If you are not able to attend the meeting, please share your support with your networks today on social media (details below).
Northside Community Center
488 North 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Please RSVP to Megan Colvard at firstname.lastname@example.org
We need precisely this kind of supportive housing and low-income affordable housing to both end and prevent homelessness in our community.
Thanks to investments from the County of Santa Clara 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond, the City of San Jose and other cities, the Santa Clara County Housing Authority, the Destination: Home Supportive Housing and Innovation Fund, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, affordable housing developers like PATH Ventures, and other private partners, we are making progress toward meeting the goals of our Community Plan to End Homelessness.
While supportive housing is proven to end homelessness, homes affordable for individuals and families with extremely- and very low incomes (ELI and VLI households earning below 30% and 50% of area median income respectively) are also in short supply in our community. New housing for these lowest income brackets is essential to prevent additional people from losing their homes in San Jose and throughout Santa Clara County.
WHAT TO SAY
To prepare for the meeting, check out the tools and materials on the Housing Ready Communities website and the County’s Housing Ready Community’s Toolkit at http://housingready.org
- Basic Information
- Resource Action Guide (click on DOCS)
- Frequently Asked Questions (click on TOOLKIT)
- Interactive Supportive Housing Map
WHAT TO SHARE
What you write as part of your Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin posts is completely up to you. To get you started, take a look at the Sample Social Media Post below. Feel free to copy and paste the information you want into your own message.
Spread the word
We need your help to build a movement to end and prevent homelessness!
Share this email alert with your networks so that more people are aware of the great work being done in San Jose and Santa Clara County, and so that your friends and neighbors can get involved with the Housing Ready Communities Action Network.
Sample social media post
Are you #HousingReady? JOIN ME and share your support for more #SupportiveHousing to #EndHomelessness and more lowest-income #AffordableHousing to #PreventHomelessness in San Jose and throughout Santa Clara County! Get involved today at http://actionalert.housingready.org #Year4Housing
Note: Social media graphics to use with your post are available in the Housing Ready Communities docs library.
Although meetings of specific importance will be added individually to the calendar, these monthly meetings may be of interest on an ongoing basis:
Housing, Land Use, Environment, and Transportation (HLUET) Committee – Typically meets at 10am on the third Thursday each month. As a regular agenda item, the County Office of Supportive Housing presents its monthly system data report at these meetings. For details, select HLUET Committee in the drop-down menu in the left sidebar on the County of Santa Clara website.
Housing and Community Development Commission – Typically meets at 5:45pm on the second Thursday of each month. For details, see the Commission calendar on the City of San Jose website.