San Jose, California's newest community is intentionally transitional. It features shipping containers, recycled for habitation, that are aimed at giving unhoused families the stability that will let them eventually move to permanent homes. The community, which can accommodate up to 49 families, has a playground, garden, dog park, basketball hoop, picnic area, communal kitchen and laundry room. It is located on a six-acre city-owned property that will eventually become an apartment complex for residents with a mix of incomes. In 2019, 269 families in San Jose were homeless.

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