Homelessness

How do I report a homeless encampment?
In order to report a homeless encampment, please email the City’s Homeless Concerns Team at homelessconcerns@sanjoseca.gov. Be as explicit as possible when...
Fri, 11 Jun, 2021 at 2:15 PM
Monterey & Branham Encampment: What is being done?
Our office is aware of the unacceptable state of the growing homeless encampment on Monterey and Branham, and we are actively working towards achieving sho...
Thu, 22 Apr, 2021 at 7:31 PM
Highway 85 & Almaden Encampment: What is being done?
UPDATE AS OF 06/24/2021: CalTrans conducted a full abatement and cleanup of this encampment on May 17th. The site has been re-encamped.   The encampm...
Thu, 24 Jun, 2021 at 8:50 AM
What can we do about homelessness in San José?
We are facing a housing crisis in San José. The supply of available housing units is far outpaced by demand -- pushing prices up and forcing people out. Ov...
Fri, 11 Jun, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Why is the City not abating encampments?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the City suspended abatements (also known as sweeps or removals) of homeless encampments, in accordance with CDC guidelines. ...
Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 at 11:42 AM