As a 2015-2016 district goal, the Board of Trustees directed staff to begin exploring workforce housing. Staff worked with residents and community community member stakeholder groups in both the Crestmoor and Millbrae neighborhoods near the sites of possible future housing to share information and obtain feedback.
February 11, 2021: Staff Housing Update
The Board of Trustees heard a presentation from DCG Strategies.
October 10, 2019 - Direction to Staff on Housing (see item L3)
The Board of Trustees directed staff to move forward with the Education Workforce Housing and to explore all the opportunities and pursue more than one location for staff housing.
August 8, 2019 Crestmoor Sale Board Direction (see item L2)
The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to direct the San Mateo Union High School District administration to pursue the sale of the Crestmoor property in San Bruno.
May 29, 2019 Conversation about Staff Housing with Millbrae Community
(discussion on the importance of staff housing, work done to date, and the Mills site)
January 24, 2019 Board of Trustees Study Session
(history and update on the housing crisis, 2019 survey highlights)
January 31, 2017 Community Presentation at Mills High School
(an overview of the teacher crisis and need for staff housing, overview of Crestmoor and Mills sites)
January 19, 2017 Community Presentation at Peninsula High School
(history and overview of the Crestmoor site)
October 20, 2016 Presentation to the Board of Trustees
(background on the teacher shortage, housing challenges and housing survey results)
May 12, 2016 Presentation to the Board of Trustees
(an evaluation of seven possible properties)
January 14, 2016 Presentation to the Board of Trustees
(facilities update, housing survey highlights, the future of Crestmoor)
The District also conducted surveys of new teachers to determine their interest, needs and wants for affordable workforce housing.
2019 Employee Housing Survey
2016 New Employee Housing Survey
2015 Employee Housing Survey