Mathew is SV@Home’s Director of Policy and leads the policy team at SV@Home, working across Santa Clara County for stable and affordable housing for all. He is proud of his work with community leaders across the county to create local plans and tools to support affordable housing and community stability. Mathew has a decades-long commitment to affordable housing development, preservation, and policy. Beginning as a tenant organizer in New Jersey in the 1990s, he has worked to bring community interests to housing policy discussions and to ensure that affordable housing is a part of our understanding of inequality and our movements for social justice. He has been at SV@Home for six years and worked as a community organizer with Sacred Heart Community Services before that. Mathew holds a degree in Political Science from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University.