Housing Committee

The Leadership Group’s Land Use & Housing Committee (LUC) aims to preserve and increase the quality of life and economic vibrancy of Silicon Valley by increasing opportunities for workers and residents to secure affordable homes, proximate to their work.

Specifically, the Housing & Land Use Committee seeks to:

  • Increase Supply: Encourage the construction of compact developments—rental and for sale—in appropriate locations—near transit, jobs and services—in order to protect open space and prime agricultural land and maximize public infrastructure investments. Pursue goal in a manner that enhances economic vitality.
  • Increase Homeownership: Expand the ability of Silicon Valley employees to purchase an affordable home near their work.
  • Adequate Funding: Advocate for an appropriately scaled and stable funding stream for housing at the local, state and federal level.
  • Eliminate/Reduce Barriers and increase incentives to facilitate the above goals


Craig Robinson, Silicon Valley Bank

David Kramer, Blach Construction

Member Company Participants




Bank of America

Bank of the West

Barclays Capital

BD Biosciences

Blach Construction

Boston Private Bank

Brocade Communications Systems



Fairchild Semiconductor

Federal Realty Investment Trust

Focus Business Bank

ICF International


Johnson & Johnson


Lex Machina


Lockheed Martin Space Systems

NRG Energy


Pay Pal, Inc.

Pinnacle Bank

San Francisco 49ers

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose State University

Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Stanford University

Suffolk Construction

SVB Financial Group

Tech Mahindra

Technology Credit Union

Texas Instruments


Turner Construction

U.S. Bank

Webcor Builders

Wells Fargo Bank


Housing Committee Only