VTA clears way for 200 tiny home shelters in North San Jose after push by mayor

Mahan, who’s up for re-election in March, has made tackling homelessness a centerpiece of his first term By ETHAN VARIAN The Valley Transportation Authority has cleared the way for a plan championed by San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan and his allies to erect 200 tiny home cabins for homeless people on an agency-owned lot in […]

Mercury News: Mahan: Time for the blame game on homelessness to end

By: Mayor Matt Mahan This article originally appeared in the Mercury News Some say we don’t have enough money to build sufficient shelter. That is not true After the 1906 earthquake, San Francisco quickly constructed over 5,600 cottages to house those made homeless by the catastrophe. City leaders didn’t say “a cottage isn’t good enough” […]