The days are numbered for the last piece of usable farmland in Santa Clara, slated to become housing for the elderly and those with limited means.
Unlike more casual homeless headcounts conducted in the region in the past, this is an actual census targeting the chronically homeless.
A proposal to build affordable housing in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights for youth who are transitioning out of foster care is under review by the Board of Supervisors. Generally, there is wide spread support for the project, but neighborhood residents have also raised some concerns as well.
Affordable places to rent are becoming more difficult to find, especially in the Bay Area, where rent is increasing rapidly in San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland.
State Senator Darrell Steinberg said the legislature is fully behind affordable housing, even with the state’s ongoing budget problems.
A majority of workers in Marin County are commuting to work from outside the county and can’t afford to live in the area.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee showed off some of the good work emerging from the stimulus on Friday.
10,000 Section 8 applicants will be selected from an expected pool of 100,000 for eligibility screening.
Officials in San Jose are hoping changes that they have made will stimulate housing development citywide.
Finding affordable housing in Silicon Valley could be called a tall order, but a new search service was launched to change that.