Housing crisis

Prices Of Bay Area Homes Rise For 40th Month In A Row, Hitting $661K AverageThe prices of homes sold in the Bay Area over the last two months are nearing historic highs, while the number of sales are near normal levels, according to data released Wednesday by the research firm CoreLogic.
YouTube Parody Video Is Final Hope For Pair Unable To Find SF HousingFaced with square footages in the triple digits with rents approaching five digits, a pair of health care consultants grabbed a banjo, a video camera and some kitschy lyrics and uploaded the result YouTube to lament and possibly land a sweet new pad.
San Francisco's Housing Crisis Forcing Owners To Give Up Hundreds Of PetsSan Francisco's housing crisis is affecting pets as well as people, according to officials with San Francisco's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Anti-Eviction Group Publishes List Of Tech Landlords With History Of Evictions In San FranciscoAn anti-eviction group has compiled list of San Francisco landlords from the tech industry that have a history of evicting tenants.
Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With 'Crappie' AlternativeActivist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version - the 'Crappies’ - to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.
Garage Living May Become New Silicon Valley RealityWith soaring real estate prices, and little supply of homes to occupy, East Palo Alto is considering allowing homeowners to let people live in their garages and storage buildings.
California Foreclosure Rate Tops In Nation; San Leandro Family's Struggle TypicalCalifornia had the highest foreclosure rate in the country in July, a stark reminder that people are still losing their homes in record numbers despite state and federal efforts to end the housing crisis.
Banks Modify Loan Procedures With One-In-Five Bay Area Homes Under WaterAs the housing crisis continues, banks are evolving in the way they handle loan modifications. 22% of homes in the Bay are under water, according to the real estate tracking website Zillow.
Foreclosure Process Slowing Down In Silicon Valley The latest numbers show that fewer homes in Silicon Valley are being foreclosed on, but that may not necessarily be a good thing.
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