Black Homeowners Struggle As U.S. Housing Market RecoversA new report found African-Americans aren't sharing in the recovery, even as whites, Asian-Americans and Latinos slowly see gains in home-buying.
State Senate Approves Real Estate Fee To Fund More Affordable HousingThe California state Senate has approved a new fee on real estate transactions to help generate hundreds of millions of dollars for affordable housing.
Marin County Assemblyman Works To Avoid Affordable-Housing RequirementA Marin politician is angling to get his constituents another pass on a state requirement to build affordable housing.
Milpitas Apartment Residents Face EvictionHundreds of Milpitas residents have been told to prepare to pack up and move out of their apartments to clear the way for a new development by building owners.
Bay Area Lawmaker Decries Trump's Proposed $6B Cut To HUD Budget"This is a housing crisis that preceded Donald Trump, but it is about to be exacerbated by our president," said Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco.
Affordable Housing Advocates Encourage Support Of Measure A-1Some desperately needed affordable housing that just opened up in Fremont has backers of a county ballot measure hoping this is just the beginning.
Measure A Proponents Say Parcel Tax Could End Santa Clara County HomelessnessMany elected officials from all the South Bay have expressed their support for a parcel tax for affordable housing.
San Francisco Tech Tax Ballot Measure Blocked In CommitteeA ballot measure proposing to tax tech companies to pay for affordable housing and homeless services was blocked in committee Monday.
Peskin Proposal Aims To Lower Costs In Red-Hot SF Housing MarketOne San Francisco lawmaker is looking to put a plan in place to stop rising costs in San Francisco's super-heated rental market.
California Looks To Encourage Secondary Housing Units To Boost AffordabilityCalifornia senators are backing a bill intended to encourage more property owners to build separate dwelling units as one answer to the state's affordable housing problem.
SF-Style Rent Control Spreads Across Bay AreaTenant demand for protections is shifting to the suburbs in the Bay Area as priced-out workers flee to bedroom communities in search of cheaper dwellings.
$250K Per Year Salary Could Qualify For Subsidized Housing Under New Palo Alto ProposalThe Palo Alto City Council has voted to study a housing plan that would essentially subsidize new housing for what qualifies as middle-class nowadays, families making between $150 to $250,000 a year.