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|
|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.|
|Natalie||Cabral||Franklin McKinley||San Jose||As a teacher in the Bay Area, I fear living costs will soon out-do my current salary.|
|Robert||Robert||Not Applicable||Not Applicable||Hello Teacher Housing, I saw you tweeting about entertainment and thought you might be interested play live sports games at https://goo.gl/c9HS0y , use code enjoygamenow for free tokens Thanks Guys Robert|
|Olivia||Rawlins||Morgan Hill||Morgan Hill|
|David||Zappelli||San Jose, CA 95125|
|Lupe||Trujillo||Summit Public Schools||San Jose|
|Vince||Songcayawon||Ex-Bd. Trustee, Evergreen S.D.||San jose|
|Lucia||Cytrynowic||San Jose Unified||San Jose||There is no way the city will be able to provide the necessary affordable housing that San Jose residents need without innovative programs using private funding such as the one proposed.|
|Christine||Rosa||Milpitas Unified||San Jose|
|ClAudia||Saavedra||San Jose Unified School District||San Jose||This is an amazing idea and would be so helpful for educators to live in the very city/neighborhood in which we work! Thank you|
|Mayra||Duenas||San Jose Unified||San Jose||We risk losing valuable eduactors without affordable housing for teachers!|
|Cantor Devorah||Felder-Levy||Cantor at Congregation Shir Hadash||Los Gatos|
|Heather||Palmer||St. Lucy School||Campbell|
|Daniela||DelValle||Willow Glen/San Jose Unified||San Jose||Housing that is affordable is a vital need in our community that has been overlooked for far too long. I support this innovative and common-sense solution to our housing crisis.|
|Jennifer||Doherty||Alum Rock||San Jose||Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of our cities. We often lose teachers due to their inability to afford to work/live in this valley.|
|Matthew||Mendizabal||Alum Rock||San Jose||I support teacher housing!|
|Leah||Brunnings||Sunnyvale School District||Sunnyvale|