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Measure A


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Measure A - Affordable Housing Bond (2016)

Supervisor Chavez was the primary architect of the groundbreaking $950-million 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond – approved by voters in November 2016 to end homelessness in Santa Clara County. As of March 31, 2021, a total of 2,744 affordable housing units were committed for development using bond funds. In addition, $25 million has been committed to the first-time homebuyer loan program. Since 2015, supportive housing in Santa Clara County has increased by 2,398 units as a result of the passage of Measure A.

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Latest Affordable Housing Projects and How to Apply

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#Project NameNumber of UnitsCityStatus 
​1.​The Veranda​19​​Cupertinocomplete​​Jun 2019
​2.Villas on the Park​84​​San Josecomplete​​Nov 2019
3.Crossing on Monterey39Morgan Hill​completeDec 2019
4.Monterey Gateway Senior Apartments75​GilroycompleteMay 2020
5.​Markham Plaza I (Rehab)153​San Jose​​completeDec 2020​
6.Leigh Ave Senior Apartments​​64San Jose​​completeJun 2020
7.​Curtner Studios (Rehab)​179​San Jose​under constructionAug 2021​
8.Quetzal Gardens71​San Joseunder constructionJul 2022
9.​Iamesi Village a/k/a N. San Pedro Apt.135​San Joseunder constructionOct 2021
10.​Calabazas a/k/a Corvin Apartments145​Santa Clara​under construction​Nov 2021​
11.​​​Page Street Apartments​82​San Jose​under construction​​Sep 2022
12.​Markham Plaza II (Rehab)​​152​San Joseunder construction​​Sept 2022
13.​​​Vela Apartments (Alum Rock Family Apts)​87San Jose​under construction​Nov 2022​
14.​PATH Villas at 4th Street 94​San Jose​​under constructionFeb 2023​
​15.Blossom Hill Senior Apartments​147​San Joseunder construction​Jul 2023​
16.​Gallup and Mesa Apartments​​46​San Joseunder construction​​Sept 2023
17.​Agrihood Senior Apartments165Santa Clara​under constructionNov 2023
18. ​​Immanuel-Sobrato a/k/a Moorpark Apartments108San Jose​​pre-construction​​Mar 2023
19.Kifer Senior Apartments​​80Santa Clara​​pre-constructionMay 2023
20.Bascom Apartments​79​San Jose​pre-constructionAug 2023
​21.Auzerais Apartments​​​130​San Jose​pre-constructionSep 2023
22.​Sango Court Apartments102​Milpitaspre-construction​Nov 2023
23.The Charles78​San Jose​pre-construction​Nov 2023​
24.​Roosevelt Park80​San Jose​​pre-construction​Jan 2024​
​25.Gateway Towers300​San Jose​pre-construction​Mar 2024​
26.​Mariposa Place (W. San Carlos Housing​)80​San Jose​pre-construction​Mar 2024​
27.​Tamien Station TOD​135San Jose​​pre-constructionApr 2024
28.​​Alum Rock Multifamily​58​San Jose​pre-construction​May 2024
29.​The Algarve​​91​San Josepre-construction​May 2024
30.​Dupont Family Apartments​​141San Jose​pre-constructionAug 2024
31​​Sunol-West San Carlos​91​San Jose​pre-construction​​Oct 2024​
32.​​La Avenida​100​Mountain viewpre-construction​Dec 2024
​33.Hillview Court (Phase I - Rehab)​134​Milpitasunder construction​​​April 2021
34.​​Casa de Novo (Rehab)​TBDSan Jose​pre-construction​Oct 2022
​Total New Units2,969
Total Renovated Units618
Total Units3,587



  • ​Supervisor Chavez convened and chaired the County’s 2020 Unhoused Task Force.
  • More than $15 million in direct financial assistance was distributed to approximately 7,000 families in Santa Clara County via a 70-agency partnership
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, the County placed 1,920 households into congregate and non-congregate shelter, distributed more than 50,000 pieces of personal protective equipment, and provided mobile shower and sanitation services for individuals living in encampments throughout Santa Clara County.
  • Since March 2020, the County assisted 981 homeless households with the move into permanent housing since March 1, 2020
  • Three emergency interim housing communities are in development by the City of San Jose to provide housing for more than 300 homeless residents, and one emergency shelter community is in development by the County to provide housing for up to 25 homeless families with children.
  • Voters in San Jose approved Measure E in 2020 generating millions of dollars annually to help fund new affordable housing.
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