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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.

OUR MISSION

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."

Community Advisors

Sister Rosalie Pizzo

Bishop’s Delegate to the Religious

Sister of Notre Dame, Retired Teacher


Mary Beth Riley

Principal

Notre Dame High School, Concerned Parent


Kevin Zwick

CEO

Housing Trust Silicon Valley,
Concerned Parent


Joseph Head

Managing Director

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


Dennis Byron

Chairman

Commercial Brokers Association, Broker Montalvo Realty, Concerned Parent


Archie Moore

Board Member

Willow Glen Neighborhood Association, Community Activist


Christopher M. Kovarik

Senior Vice President

Senior Private Banker, The Private Bank, Wells Fargo, Father


Alex Lofton

Co-Founder & Head of Growth

Landed


Laurel Cyrluk

Controller

Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, Mother of Future Teacher


Father Steve Kim

Director of Campus Ministries

Saint Francis High School, Community Activist


Kris McCann

Executive Director

Bay Area Housing Corporation, Affordable Housing Developer for Special Needs


Brian Franklin

Financial Advisor

CREW Past President, Concerned Parent


Jennifer Anderson

Partner

Bozzuto & Associates Insurance Services, CREW Affiliate, Concerned Parent


Kit Sturman

Adjunct Instructor

Evergreen Valley College, Concerned Educator, Former School Teacher


Melody & Terry Gordon

Owners

First Funding, Community Activist


Yes... We can make it happen, if we work together.

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OUR LIST OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

 

First NameLast NameAssociated School / DistrictCityComments
Winlyn Aguila Summit Denali Sunnyvale
April Becerril Bernal Intermediate San jose Teachers are considered low income in out area..we need to support them as much as possible
Vito Chiala East Side Union San Jose Housing subsidies for educators would go a long way in bringing in and keeping the best teaching talent.
Sara Frausto St. Lucy, Homestead High School, FUHSD Campbell, Cupertino As a teacher myself, and the daughter of two teacher parents, this issue directly impacts me and my family. I do not own a house, but hope to be able to someday. It is important that our schools are able to retain quality teachers. Affordable housing for
Leanne Burr San Jose Unified San Jose
Gail Pellerin Santa Cruz City School District Santa Cruz
Liza Fuentes San Jose Unified San Jose Parent supporting or Bay Area teachers!
Sarah Demarois Google Childcare Centers Mountain View
Emilia Theobald Roseland School District Santa Rosa I am a teaching credential student, and want to know that I will be able to support myself after I finish my program. It's a shame that teachers are underpaid, considering the amount of money it takes to earn a college degree and credential. I want to k
ANNE HANSEN Sant Clara
Manon Blanchet San Jose Unified San Jose Teachers play such an important role in our children's lives. We either pay them more so they can afford the existing housing or, we build housing they can afford.
Usha Kolachalam Campbell Union School Sistrict Campbell
Gay Timmons Los Gatos/Saratoga Campbell Teachers need to live near their schools - they simply can;t do that in Santa Clara county without this sort of support.
amy miljevich Google Children's Center mountain view many of my colleagues struggle to survive in the bay area on a non livable wage yet work full time as educators in the early childhood education field. It would be truly amazing for preschool teachers to be able to own homes too, as well as, K-12 educator
Douglas Campbell Los Gatos Monte Sereno It is an important issue that needs a solution.
Laurie Galdes St. Lucy School Campbell
Joan Rickey Campbell Campbell Our daughter is a teacher and needs help as well
Ellen Burtis San Jose Unified San Jose
William M. Musser IV SJUSD San Jose
Shari Giacomini Moreland School District Campbell

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