Silicon Valley At Home

From HousingWiki

Silicon Valley at Home (SV@Home) is a membership organization advocating for affordable housing (primarily, regulated affordable housing) in Santa Clara County, California. It was launched on June 25, 2015, initiatially as a project within Housing Trust Silicon Valley but now an independent 501c3 not-for-profit organization. 


"Driving the creation of affordable housing for a more vibrant and equitable Silicon Valley." 

Organization description

"Silicon Valley At Home (SV@Home) is the voice for affordable housing in the Silicon Valley. A membership organization, SV@Home advocates for policies, programs, land use, and funding that lead to an increased supply of affordable housing. Additionally, SV@Home educates elected officials and the community about the need for housing, and the link between housing and other quality of life outcomes, including education, health, transportation, and the environment."



  • Leslye Corsiglia, Executive Director.
    [formerly Director of San Jose Department of Housing]
  • Pilar Lorenzana, Deputy Director. 
  • Gina Lee, Program Manager
  • Nicole Montojo, Policy Associate
  • Mitch Mankin, Program Coordinator.
  • Joshua Barousse, Political Manager


SV@home map of housing issues 

(the sections laid out in Resource Hub section of SV@Home site).

Housing Topics

  1. Displacement & Gentrification
  2. Economics of Housing
  3. Finding Affordable Housing
  4. Homelessness
  5. Housing Affordability
  6. Housing Data
  7. Housing Need
  8. Jobs and Housing
  9. Mobilehomes
  10. Santa Clara County Housing Authority

Policy Solutions

  1. Accessory Dwelling Units
  2. Affordable Housing Preservation
  3. Commercial Linkage Fees
  4. General Plan Updates
  5. Housing Element Implementation
  6. Housing Impact Fees
  7. Housing the Missing Middle
  8. Inclusionary Housing
  9. Measure A Housing Bond
  10. Regional Collaboration
  11. Specific Plans
  12. State Legislation
  13. Surplus & Underutilized Public Land


  1. Campbell
  2. Cupertino
  3. Gilroy
  4. Los Altos
  5. Los Altos Hills
  6. Los Gatos
  7. Milpitas
  8. Monte Sereno
  9. Morgan Hill
  10. Mountain View
  11. Palo Alto
  12. San Jose
  13. Santa Clara
  14. Santa Clara County
  15. Saratoga
  16. Sunnyvale