The RV Safe Parking Program, designed to provide up to 20 local RV dwellers with designated overnight parking space and access to restrooms, portable showers and laundry services, was launched in East Palo Alto on May 1.
As Santa Clara County files a motion to dismiss Stanford’s December 2018 lawsuit asserting that the County’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance unfairly targets the University, Stanford maintains that the ordinance violates equal protection laws.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) passed two bills, one addressing the mental health crisis and the other seeking to tear down systemic barriers to course enrollment fees, at its meeting on Wednesday.
The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) held several demonstrations across campus on Thursday to protest Stanford’s lawsuit against Santa Clara County’s housing ordinance.
In ongoing negotiations over Stanford’s proposed expansion under the General Use Permit (GUP), Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously on Monday to request that Stanford contribute up to $82.4 million over the next 17 years to the city’s affordable housing fund.
In a December statement regarding the lawsuit, Stanford reaffirmed its commitment to providing affordable housing and claimed that the issue was about the “unequal” treatment of the University.
The project approval is a step toward meeting the Council’s 2015 goal to create 300 new housing units each year in order to meet the city’s target of adding between 3,545 and 4,420 new housing units total by 2030.
On Thursday, the University filed a lawsuit against Santa Clara County against a housing ordinance that requires 16 percent of housing units constructed by Stanford be made available at an affordable housing cost.