Anti-Google Protesters Disrupt SJ Mayor's State Of The City AddressIn San Jose protesters disrupted the mayor’s State of the City Address, chanting, "Say it loud, say it clear, Google is not welcome here.”
New California Law Aims To Make Building Housing Much EasierA new law could make it a lot easier to build housing in California.
San Francisco Mayor Wants Affordable Housing Cheaters To Be PunishedIn a city where real estate prices are setting national records, San Francisco’s mayor is vowing to punish cheaters in the city’s affordable housing program following a KPIX 5 investigation.
San Francisco Targeting Below-Market-Rate Housing CheatersIt's apparently easy to abuse San Francisco's below-market-rate housing program once you get your foot in the door, as we uncovered in our investigation.
Deadly San Jose Fire Ignites Debate On Rent Reform, Building Safety, ImmigrationA deadly apartment fire in San Jose is getting political. A city councilman is calling for urgent rent reform because many old buildings are unsafe.
Pier 70 To Be Developed Into Art Market With 3,000 Housing UnitsSan Francisco's Pier 70 shipyard got the green light to be developed into mixed use space with almost 1,000 below market rate housing units.
Oakland To Turn Vacant Properties Into Affordable HousingOakland has teamed up with a non-profit to transform 26 vacant properties into permanently affordable housing for low- and moderate-income residents.
Gov. Brown Signs Bills Aimed At Fixing California Housing CrunchLawmakers and housing advocates cheered Gov. Jerry Brown's signature Friday of a package of bills aimed at tackling the growing affordable housing crisis in California.
California Mayors Urge Lawmakers To Fix Housing ShortageThe mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and other big California cities urged lawmakers Wednesday to address the state's housing shortage.
SF Condo Owner Accused Of Fraudulently Renting Out Below Market-Rate UnitA San Francisco man allegedly broke the rules of the city’s affordable housing program by renting out his below market-rate South of Market condominium to tenants and then trying to sell it on the open market, according to a lawsuit filed by the city attorney’s office Wednesday.
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.