Housing

  47 posts

  Sep 29, 2022

Vallejo warned Caltrans no shelter space was available prior to homeless sweeps

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Martin v. Boise that cities cannot evict unsheltered people from public property without making alternative shelter space available....

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  Sep 27, 2022

Caltrans begins sweeps of Vallejo homeless encampments

Caltrans said it alerted residents of these camps to the impending sweeps on Sept. 21....

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  Sep 08, 2022

Vallejo alleges residential motel used in Project RoomKey failed to produce tax records

A lawsuit pits the city against a former partner....

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  Aug 26, 2022

Vallejo targets private property owners to remove homeless people

The city of Vallejo is suing a property owner to remove people experiencing homelessness from an encampment....

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  Aug 25, 2022

Vallejo hires dedicated manager to coordinate homelessness response

Natalie Peterson will be tasked with developing and managing a comprehensive program to coordinate Vallejo’s response to serving the city’s unsheltered population....

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  Aug 09, 2022

Sixth person who died in Vallejo’s Project RoomKey identified

A sixth participant who died during the program designed to help vulnerable homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic has been identified as Pia Sorrell....

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  Jul 29, 2022

Vallejo received 1,049 applicants for 51 affordable housing units in 3 hours

The project is expected to begin housing chronically unsheltered people starting in January...

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  Jul 28, 2022

Vallejo seeking to sell or lease three parcels of land, including former post office site

When the council entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement for a market rate development, it did not solicit affordable housing projects first....

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  Jul 15, 2022

City of Vallejo to pay back $2.6M in housing grant funding for ‘administrative errors’

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requested Vallejo pay back funds intended for the 75-unit Sacramento Street Apartments project....

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  Jul 07, 2022

Vallejo City Council moves forward with controversial permanent supportive housing project

The project has pitted Vallejo officials against the city of American Canyon, which has expressed concern with the proposed plan to build 47 studio apartments near the border between the two cities....

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  Jul 06, 2022

Vallejo confirms 6th person died in Project RoomKey

City officials had said in previous statements that a “total” of five died during the nearly two-year program....

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  Jun 15, 2022

American Canyon considers legal action to block Vallejo supportive housing

The Vallejo City Council doubled down on the project in a 4-2 vote....

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