Opportunity housing already lives in neighborhoods across San Jose! Duplexes, triplexes, and fourplexes have existed for decades in neighborhoods now zoned for single-family homes. Find the opportunity homes in your neighborhood!
But right now, 94% of San Jose’s residential land is restricted to building exclusively single-family detached homes.
In the map below, from the New York Times, homes designed for more than one family can only be built in the areas shown in blue. Opportunity housing would renew the ability for duplexes, triplexes, and fourplexes to be built across the city’s neighborhoods.