OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Last night our State Senator Josh Becker Zoomed with over 100 residents concerned about two new State Housing Bills which they feel threaten their neighborhoods. One thread of questions was: “We made the choice to move to and invest in this community. How come they get to […]
Are You a Hipster? Have a Spare Room? Earn Some Money? Have Company and Help?
VIDEO. Village of the Coastside Presents. ADU HIP Housing VOTC Presentation 2/24/2020 from mdragony on Vimeo. Here is the PowerPoint of the HIP Presentation. Rethinking Your Living Space for the Future? Are you living alone in a big house or with empty rooms? Is sharing your home an option for extra income or […]
47% of US Homeless Live in California; California is 12% of US Population
VIDEO. Sad statistic from San Mateo County Supervisor Horsely. Here are some more tidbits: San Mateo County’s average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,000. 20% of prisoners has mental health issues. New Risk Assessment process will help ID those ready to go back to general population, rather than staying in jail. It will […]
HMB Community Housing Resource Guide (English/Spanish)
ARTICLE / LINKS. Core Service Agencies The County’s Core Service Agencies provide safety net services to San Mateo County residents in need of food, emergency housing assistance, emergency utility assistance, shelter, and other basic needs. The range of services each agency provides varies, but can include services such as immigration assistance, tax preparation, and health, […]
Can a Camper Permit Solve the Housing Shortage on the Coastside?
We are in the midst of a housing emergency and a social crisis. If we don’t solve this problem fast, we will continue to lose service workers, and social service recipients will not be able to age in place on the Coastside. The Challenged employed minimum wage workers seniors on social services businesses hampered by […]
Let’s Talk About Housing Presentation
City of HMB is deciding how to spend $2.1 million in housing funds. Many people were surprised at the statistics of the SMCo Home For All survey presentation, held earlier in August. Get the facts. Check out the presentation.