After George Lucas ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from his wealthy Marin County neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio, the filmmaker might be getting some payback with plans for one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area.
Pollution Tax On Downtown San Francisco Commercial Properties Proposed That Could Ease Housing Crunch
San Francisco is floating the idea of a pollution tax that would target downtown high-rise commercial properties in the hope of solving the city’s housing crunch.
Santa Rosa ranked fifth for the nation’s biggest rent hikes last year.
A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.
A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.
Today’s development comes courtesy of Rent.com, who assembled a list of the country’s most populous cities, taking into account median household incomes and rental vacancy rates (provided by the 2012 U.S. Census) as well as their data of this year’s median rental rates.
Google is playing the real estate market like a game of monopoly out of what could be a massive hiring spree.
Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.
Oakland’s Uptown District has been a petri dish for transformation, turning areas struggling with blight into a re-surged community that’s now recognized as one of the nation’s 10 greatest neighborhoods.
San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.