Cozying-up at home this holiday season? Wonderful! Sadly, not everyone will be able to. Some people get evicted around the holidays. If you or someone you know needs housing, here are some resources:
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Best holiday wishes to you!
For residents like Gloria Moreno, how the statements could better capture the experience of low-income residents, renters and members of the Latino community as they struggle with the rising regional housing costs was top of mind. Noting many are forced to live in their cars or together with multiple families, Moreno emphasized the stress some community members feel in trying to make ends meet.
“I think this is more that just an affordable housing issue, this is a moral issue,” she said. “People are living in their cars, people can barely afford to live here.”
¿Que Es Lo Que Le Preocupa?
La ciudad de San Mateo esta haciendo un plan por los siguientes 20 años. Ellos quieren saber cuales son sus preocupaciones y sus ideas para la ciudad.
Habra actividades para niños y comida deliciosa gratis.
El evento sera solo en Español.
Este evento es copatrocinado por la Congregational Church of San Mateo y por la Ciudad de San Mateo.
In keeping with One San Mateo’s focus on advancing just, equitable, and across-the-board housing solutions, One San Mateo recommends the following choices on this election’s housing-related propositions.
From 1/1/16 through 8/31/18, over a period of 32 months, a total of 420 tenant households in the City of San Mateo sought assistance from Legal Aid with a housing problem. Of these 420 tenant households, 294 were seeking assistance with an eviction. Demographic characteristics of these households facing eviction include:
42% included at least one child under the age of 18
21% had a disabled head of household
18% had a head of household aged 62 or older
4% included a veteran in the household
What’s Going on with the Peninsula Health Care District? And why should people in San Bruno, Hillsborough, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo and Foster City care? The District receives property tax money from those cities yet plans to use publicly-owned land at the site of the demolished Peninsula Hospital to build market rate housing few people can afford. This is happening while the biggest threat to public health and safety is a lack of affordable housing for medical workers and seniors.