San Jose A Leader In Its Efforts To Tackle Homelessness, Advocates Praise
The city is trying innovative solutions--like tiny homes--to provide housing for its homeless population.
The Mercury News:
Affordable Housing For Vets, Artists, Homeless
The City Council this week moved forward with three affordable housing projects and a fourth one — slated for East San Jose — is on the way. And in the next couple of weeks, elected leaders will consider allowing churches to house homeless people permanently, and will discuss where to place up to 200 “tiny homes,” micro housing units with a bed and locking door and shared bathrooms and showers. (Giwargis, 6/19)
In other news from across the state —
LA County Health Department Orders Paramount Plant To Stop Emitting Odors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has ordered a metal processing facility in the city of Paramount to immediately stop emitting metallic odors that can cause headaches, nausea, and eye, nose and throat irritation to people living nearby. The order comes in the wake of a similar move by air regulators. (Plevin, 6/19)