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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Show your support by filling out the form below. We can create change together!
OUR LIST OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS
|First Name||Last Name||Associated School / District||City||Comments|
|Susan||Moore||retired teacher from San Jose Unified School District||San Jose||As a retired teacher, I know full well that especially beginning teachers do not earn enough money to live in San Jose. I know many who live with others and commute from far away communities. How sad that educators are entrusted with our country's futur|
|Wendy||Caldera||SAN jose Unified school district||SAN jose|
|Julie||Jaber||Morgan Hill Unified||Morgan Hill|
|Sue||Evans||San Jose Unified District||San jose||Teachers are well educated and are in it ion to pass on that education to students. They deserve to get funding for good housing and they work hard and with long hours of teaching, they deserve to live in comfortable quarters where they can relax and enj|
|Kristin||D'Ambrosio||Santa Clara County Office of Education||San Jose|
|Paige||Robbins||Los Gatos||Los Gatos|
|Rochelle||Espitia||Luther Burbank||San Jose|
|Becky||Divinski||Campbell Union School District||San Jose|
|Erin||Devine||Alum Rock Union School District||San Jose|
|Neil||Mendel||Eastside Union||San Jose|
|Kay||Enriquez||Los Gatos||Los Gatos|
|Christy||Chalfant||Las Lomitas||Atherton||I was able to take advantage of teacher housing as a teacher in Santa Clara Unified. I think this opportubnity should be offered for teachers all over the Bay Area.|
|Kathy||Robertson||OAK GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT||San Jose||As a retired administrator and teacher for more than 30 years, it is imperative that teachers are able to afford housing in or near the communities in which they work. Recruiting, hiring and training new teachers is an investment every district makes and|
|Heidi||Green||Bright Horizons Childcare||San Jose|
|Bridget||Porter||San Jose Unified||San Jose||With the situation in SV, makes me concerned where / how we will retain quality teachers as they cannot have a quality of life. One of my son's teachers commutes over an hour a day. This situation makes her unavailable before or after school, as her com|