SV@Home in the News.

SV@Home’s Policy Breakfast and Policy Roadmap debut, which kicked off Santa Clara County’s Affordable Housing Week 2016, was recently featured in the San Jose Mercury News:

“It’s time to change the focus from problems to solutions,” Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, told about 200 affordable housing advocates who gathered Friday at the Microsoft Conference Center. They attended a policy breakfast sponsored by SV@Home, a housing advocacy group in Santa Clara County whose members include nonprofit and for-profit developers, bankers and homeless advocates, academics and elected officials.

Kicking off the county’s Affordable Housing Week 2016, nonprofit SV@Home, founded last year, released a “Policy Roadmap” for making inroads into what seems like an intractable problem. The report outlines a set of strategies for bringing some relief to the housing situation…

“It’s time to change the conversation around housing,” said Leslye Corsiglia, SV@Home’s executive director, as well as former head of San Jose’s Department of Housing. In the South Bay — where housing debates spin independently in 15 cities and at the county level — her group is the first, she said, “that’s worked around housing advocacy 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”

Read the full article via the Mercury News.