Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority
Development Advisory Services for Affordable Housing
Janet has worked with the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) TOD Division since 2018 through an on-call contract to provide real estate development advisory services to implement VTA's affordable housing policy. Her work primarily focuses on review of developer submittals and negotiation support for long-term ground leases on multiple projects.
Janet’s work included review of VTA's property portfolio to identify high-scoring affordable housing sites, tracking housing legislation, conducting several feasibility studies, managing developer solicitations, negotiation support for long-term ground leases for several sites, and additional support to outreach and partnership formation. Most recently Janet has also prepared VTA's Affordable Housing Newsletter and Annual Report to its governing board.
Janet's work has supported pre-development at 6 sites for VTA including: Evelyn Site in Mountain View; Santa Clara Transit Site in Santa Clara; Capitol, Branham, and Berryessa sites in San Jose, and the Gilroy Station in Gilroy.