San Jose – At its meeting on Wednesday, June 11, San Jose’s Planning Commission will be considering a proposal for a new green building providing affordable homes at Second and Keyes. South Second Street Studios is a project of non-profit developer First Community Housing. The development will include 139 affordable homes, reserving some homes for residents with chronic illness and developmental disabilities, and will also include ground-floor retail space. The developer will be… Read More
San Francisco – In an award ceremony on May 7 at the City Club of San Francisco, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California will award Tom Steinbach, former executive director of Greenbelt Alliance, the title of “Inspirational Non-Profit Housing Leader.” The award recognizes Greenbelt Alliance’s work to support the creation of affordable homes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the first time the award has gone to an organization not… Read More
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In 2006, the City of San Jose kicked off the Envision 2040 planning process. A 37-member Task Force was convened in fall 2007 to make suggestions for how to improve the 2020 General Plan.
San Jose – Greenbelt Alliance has won an award for its Bay Area Smart Growth Scorecard from the California chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). On Tuesday, as part of the annual statewide APA meeting in San Jose’s Fairmont Hotel, the association awarded Greenbelt Alliance its 2007 Education Project Award. “The Smart Growth Scorecard is an innovative tool used to evaluate the effectiveness of smart growth planning policies of more than… Read More