SAN JOSE, CA – The time to act collaboratively is now as the housing imbalance becomes an ever-increasing barrier to employee retention, middle and low-income housing affordability and community quality of life. That is why the Silicon Valley Leadership Group is presenting the Housing Solutions Forum at LinkedIn on Friday, January 25th for civil and fruitful discourse. Confirmed are more than 180 attendees and 18 influential speakers who have viable expertise, tangible solutions, and a willingness to act collaboratively to move the ball forward in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. Featured panelists include Senator Scott Weiner, Chair of the Senate Committee on Housing; Assemblymember David Chiu, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development; Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Steve Heminger and Executive Director; and Co-chair of CASA Lesyle Corsiglia.
- Since 2010 the Bay Area has added 722,000 jobs but constructed only 106,000 housing units
- Currently nearly 190,000 workers commute from outside the nine-county Bay Area to the business parks of Silicon Valley and the Tri-Valley
- Understand the opportunities and challenges related to maximizing housing around transit, collaborate on legislative solutions, hear the latest progress on the MTC-led CASA initiative and the ten recommendations of the CASA Compact
Media interested in attending should contact the Leadership Group Communications team at the numbers above. A detailed agenda can be found below.
Location: LinkedIn, Bldg. 4, 700 E. Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA
Time: 8:45 am -11:45 am
Parking: No special instructions. Parking available in parking lot outside of Bldg. 4
About Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents nearly 360 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. The Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and generate more than $3 trillion in annual revenue.