As a leading advocate for the Sunnyvale Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, we are excited to share that the Sunnyvale City Council unanimously approved the policy, effective November 8. Soon, 15% of all new rental and ownership housing will be affordable (10% for low income, 5% for very low income). The Council also voted to require that the resulting affordable units remain affordable for at least 55 years, and to a more than 25%… Read More
On September 5, 2019, Greenbelt Alliance, Santa Clara Community Advocates (SCCA), and Livable Sunnyvale engaged more than 40 members of the public in a discussion on the future of El Camino Real in an educational event with presentations from local experts and a Q&A panel. El Camino Real is a 43-mile roadway that extends from San Jose to Daly City. This corridor acts as a central artery for many residential areas and… Read More
On May 16, Greenbelt Alliance was delighted to attend the Grand Opening of Edwina Benner Plaza, along with non-profit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing Corporation and their partners. The development was named after California’s first female mayor, Edwina Benner, who served as mayor of Sunnyvale from 1924 to 1926 and again from 1937 to 1938. Her niece, Beverly David, was among the speakers at the grand opening. The project received the Greenbelt… Read More
At an event co-hosted by SV@Home as part of Affordable Housing Week, South Bay housing advocates shared how they became involved, the challenges they face in their cities, and opportunities for smart growth in the Bay Area.
Recently, Sunnyvale residents gathered to hear from City Council candidates on issues regarding affordable housing, sustainable transportation, and climate change at the Liveable Sunnyvale Candidate Forum.
Sign on to our support letter below to let Sunnyvale City Council know you support more homes along El Camino Real.
Sue Serrone leads Livable Sunnyvale, a coalition of individuals and organizations that work together to create a more vibrant, inclusive, and people-friendly Sunnyvale. Read her story here.
The city of Sunnyvale has become ground zero for the region’s housing affordability crisis. That’s why your support for the right development in the right places is critical.
Greenbelt Alliance is pleased to endorse the Karlstad project in Sunnyvale’s Fair Oaks neighborhood providing 250 new homes across the income spectrum.
Greenbelt Alliance has worked with Livable Sunnyvale to shaping how their city grows to create a more sustainable and affordable future. Read more.