Michael Lerner builds a "granny unit" in the backyard of his house Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The city recently eased restrictions on these alternative housing structures hoping to increase supply and reduce skyrocketing housing costs. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)
May 24, 2018

San Jose Mercury News: What Bay Area can do to solve its housing crisis


The San Jose Mercury News recently published an op-ed by Silicon Valley at Home Executive Director Leslye Corsiglia and Housing Trust Silicon Valley Chief Executive Officer Kevin Zwick that offered three solutions to the Bay Area’s housing crisis in the wake of Affordable Housing Week 2018:

  1. Build more granny units or accessory dwelling units;
  2. Increase affordable housing by increasing the housing supply; and
  3. Employ creativity & innovation

Read the original article at the San Jose Mercury News.

Opinion: What Bay Area can do to solve its housing crisis

We must call on creative minds and our tech sector to be a part of the solution