San Jose will build ‘up to 500’ tiny homes for coronavirus-affected homeless residents

April 09, 2020

By Bryan Clark

San Jose plans to build up to 500 tiny homes to house its coronavirus-stricken homeless population. According to The Mercury News, San Jose, nestled in the heart of the Silicon Valley, should have many of these units ready within a few weeks. The move should ease the strain of a city that’s currently housing around 6,000 homeless individuals. To date, San Jose has relied on temporary trailers, leased motel rooms, and converting two of its convention centers to makeshift shelters. Still, this leaves space for fewer than 15% of its homeless residents. Since the pandemic started, cities have scrambled to…

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