Development Review & Housing

The SVO Voices Opposition to Private Development Workforce Mandates, Support for Reduction of Inclusionary Housing Rental In-Lieu Fees

The average San Jose tenant would need to pay an additional 25% rent increase in order to make it economically feasible for new high-rise developments. These market conditions make it extremely difficult to meet the goals of Mayor Liccardo’s 15-point housing plan and work towards making rental housing more affordable for all San Jose residents.

The SVO Voices Support of the City of San Jose's Continued Use of Ratio Utility Billing Systems

RUBS is a common and established industry practice for property owners throughout the nation. When property owners are encouraged to share the cost of utility services accrued by tenants, it further promotes information sharing and utility conservation measures.