Our corpsmembers cannot afford to live in our community
Addressing our corpsmembers' most substantial barrier to success
Despite earning a competitive wage (at least $20.85 an hour) at SJCC+CS, corpsmembers are struggling to live in the community they call home
30% of corpsmembers are housing insecure
Young adults are being priced out of Santa Clara County
With access to supportive housing, corpsmembers can focus on education and career growth
Belen's Resident Story
Hear what living in SJCC+CS housing is like from Belen, corpsmember, student, and resident.
Safe, independent, dignified housing.
Take a look inside!
Portable Dwelling Units
Each unit is fully equipped for self-sufficient living
Full kitchen for healthy cooking
Complete bathroom with shower
Temperature controlled with AC / Heat
Plentiful storage and living space in 160 sq. ft. package
Trailers are registered with the DMV and built to ANSI/NFPA code
Built by corpsmembers, for corpsmembers.
Corpsmembers gain valuable job skills as they build the PDUs from the ground up. Under the supervision of our tenured licensed contractor, corpsmembers learn a wide variety of technical skills that can kickstart their future career.
Corpsmembers build the PDU from the trailer up!
Our home, your backyard.
Homeowners can make $12,000 a year
Here is how:
Join our interest list
Meet with our team
SJCC+CS matches corpsmembers and homeowners after a careful review of compatibility
Earn passive monthly income
PDU's are mobile units that can be installed or removed in a day
Corpsmembers receive wraparound
SJCC+CS provides corpsmembers one-on-one support services to ensure their needs are met.