Apple to address homeless encampment on San Jose property

Apple will spend millions of dollars on outreach and relocation for residents of a homeless encampment on the tech giant’s property in North San Jose, seeking to address one part of Silicon Valley’s growing, impoverished community that now squats on land owned by the world’s most valuable company.

About 50 or 60 people have been living for months in tents and RVs on the vacant lot on Component Drive, creating a health and safety hazard for the city and the tech giant.

Outreach workers from HomeFirst began meeting with residents this week, assessing needs and offering services funded by Apple,  the company said in a statement Friday. Apple expects to

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