San Jose: City of San José Receives $14.5 Million Grant for Homekey
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September 16, 2020

Media Contact:
Rachel Davis, Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo, 408.712.9149, rachel.davis@sanjoseca.gov

SAN JOSE, CA -  Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the City of San José was chosen as an award recipient for Project Homekey in the amount of $14.5 million towards purchasing a 76-unit property currently operating as a Project Roomkey site. The state Homekey funding will allow for moving from leasing rooms to purchasing the property for permanent housing for individuals experiencing homelessness. Mayor Liccardo responded with the following statement:

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"I am grateful to Governor Newsom for his steadfast commitment in our fight to end homelessness. In 2016, we launched an effort to renovate two deteriorating motels to provide transitional solutions for our unhoused residents. With the help of Homekey, we can expand our efforts to transition our most vulnerable residents to permanent housing."

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