West Coast Housing Crisis Drives Up U.S. Homeless PopulationThe nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in West Coast cities.
Assisted Facility Closing Sends Seniors Scrambling For New HomesFor years, the Atria Chateau Gardens has been a peaceful oasis just outside the hustle and bustle of downtown San Jose.
San Jose Council Keeps 5% Increase For Rent-Controlled ApartmentsThe San Jose City Council voted 6-5 on Tuesday night to maintain the current 5 percent annual rent increase for apartments under the city’s Apartment Rent Ordinance without landlords being able to bank any unused percentage points to another year.
Tech, Housing Boom Creates Homeless Crisis On West CoastA homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's success.
Wine Country Fire Victims Seek Housing In Tight, Pricey MarketThe most destructive wildfires in California's history killed 43 people and have left thousands of residents in the fire zone north of San Francisco scrambling for shelter.
Sonoma Supes Approve Ordinances To Help House Residents Displaced By WildfiresThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon unanimously adopted emergency ordinances geared toward providing immediate and emergency housing for residents displaced by the wildfires in the county this month.
Tough Housing Market Awaits Wine Country Wildfire VictimsThe many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.
San Jose Mayor Seeks To Build 25,000 Homes By 2022The plan aims to complete, have under construction or have approved 25,000 more homes by 2022, 10,000 of which the mayor says will be affordable housing.
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.
Loophole Allows Landlord To Hike Rent For Tenderloin ApartmentsBig changes are in store for people living in an apartment building in San Francisco's Tenderloin District as their landlord uses a legal loophole that could force many tenants out of their homes.
Bills Addressing California Housing Crunch Pass AssemblyCalifornia lacks an estimated 1.5 million affordable housing units compared to demand, and the state's homelessness rate is disproportionately high.
Activists Want Google To Include Low-Income Housing In San Jose CampusThe Bay Area housing shortage has hit the South Bay hard and there are fears Google's planned mega campus could make it even more difficult for people to afford to live in San Jose.