On May 30th,  approximately 50 community members in the San Benito County region joined us for our Housing 101 event. Special thanks to Anthony Botelho, Ray Friend, Karson Klauer, San Benito County, and City of Hollister for helping host the event. Below you can find a copy of MBEP’s Housing White Paper and a recap of the big takeaways from the event.



-Housing Stories (Matt Huerta)- table activity

-Update from City Housing

-Update from County Housing

-MBEP initiative (Matt Huerta)

-Housing 101 Education (Enrique Arreola- County HHS)

-Ideas for Collaboration (Matt, Hosts, Participants)


-Matt Huera, MBEP Housing Program Manager

-Anthony Botelho, Chairman, San Benito County Board of Supervisors

-San Benito County (RMA, Health and Human Services)

-Ray Friend, Councilmember City of Hollister

-Karson Klauer, Councilmember CIty of Hollister

-City of Hollister (City Manager, Planning Dept)

MBEP Housing White Paper can be read here.

Matt Huerta’s Housing Presentation can be viewed here.


Slide show of large takeaways can be viewed here.