WHAT ARE WE DOING?
Making real community change.
We are creating a replicable and sustainable teacher housing model on privately owned land without government funds using a social entrepreneurship model and green high quality low-cost technology.
This is a Pilot Program. Once the model is proven it can replicated for anyone who has a job, pays taxes, wants to own a home, and live where they work, including Social Workers, Caregivers, Nurses, and City/County Employees.
Help Our Teachers Afford To Live Here
- Help schools recruit and retain teachers so that Santa Clara County can have the best schools in the country.
- Create a sense of Community by providing housing to retired teachers.
- Help the Missing Middle become home owners by using a limited lease period with down payment savings program model.
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"ONLY 1% of housing built since 2015 is for the "Missing Middle" (ie. moderate income households) in the Silicon Valley."
Sister Rosalie Pizzo
Bishop’s Delegate to the Religious
Sister of Notre Dame, Retired Teacher
Mary Beth Riley
Notre Dame High School, Concerned Parent
Housing Trust Silicon Valley,
Summer Hill Land
Past: San Jose City Council Member, Philanthropist and Missing Middle Housing Advocate
Ruwan C. Punchihewa
Director of Investments
Oryx Partners LLC, Notre Dame High School Facilities Committee Board Member, Concerned Parent
Commercial Brokers Association, Broker Montalvo Realty, Concerned Parent
Willow Glen Neighborhood Association, Community Activist
Christopher M. Kovarik
Senior Vice President
Senior Private Banker, The Private Bank, Wells Fargo, Father
Co-Founder & Head of Growth
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, Mother of Future Teacher
Father Steve Kim
Director of Campus Ministries
Saint Francis High School, Community Activist
Bay Area Housing Corporation, Affordable Housing Developer for Special Needs
CREW Past President, Concerned Parent
Bozzuto & Associates Insurance Services, CREW Affiliate, Concerned Parent
Evergreen Valley College, Concerned Educator, Former School Teacher
Melody & Terry Gordon
First Funding, Community Activist
Yes... We can make it happen, if we work together.
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OUR LIST OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS
|First Name||Last Name||Associated School / District||City||Comments|
|Enjolie||Loudd||Alum Rock Unified School District||San Jose|
|Joseph||Henson||Rocketship||San Jose||If leaving in California will be sustainable and affordable for having a family. My biggest fear is that I will never have a fear opportunity to be a home owner and raise my family in my native state.|
|Lynne||Bowman||La Honda/Pescadero Unified School District||San Mateo County||It’s time to get this done!|
|Jeffrey||Baier||Superintendent, Los Altos School District||Los Altos|
|Andrea||Reyna||Hoover Middle School/San Jose Unified||San Jose||My family regularly questions whether staying in this area is the best for us. We save for a home that we can never buy.|
|Peter||Ortiz||Mt Pleasant Elem. School District||san jose||As a trustee for a school district in San Jose, it is important to me that the teachers in our district have the capability to live comfortably in the same communuty in which they work.|
|Sarah||Brandt Flores||Evergreen||San Jose|
|Lily||Van Osdol||FUSD||Fremont||I am a teacher who DEFINITELY is not able to afford to live where she works.|
|tim||gildersleeve||Not Applicable||San Jose||I am a candidate for U.S. Senate in California. I will be attending the city council meeting and will be speaking in support of the teachers.|
|Carol||Stephenson||San Jose||We need all kinds of solutions to the housing crisis. This is a smart response that our Willow Glen neighborhood needs.|
|Ashley||DeBaun||Oak Grove High School||San Jose|
|Terri||Ioane||Rocketship Mosaic Elementary/Franklin McKinley||San Jose|
|Soledad||Parada||San Jose Unified||San Jose|
|Lan||Lieu||Rocketship Education||San jose||Teachers need more support in housing since houses are way so expensive in Silicon Valley.|
|Peter||Huynh||Alum Rock||San Jose|
|Marty||Keller||Palo alto||Palo alto||Parent of teacher who cannot afford to live here. It costs us a lot to train teachers who then move to where they can afford to live.|