Housing

SAN RAFAEL, CA - MAY 17:  Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Housing Constraints In San Francisco, San Jose & NYC Weighing Down Entire US Economy

The Bay Area may be a nexus for high-paying tech jobs, but its tough housing market is hurting the entire country, according to a new study.

06/08/2015

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Millions Of Apartment Renters In California Could Be Forced To Pay For Water During State’s Historic Drought

Millions of apartment dwellers in California have been given a free ride when it comes to water, but now that water supplies are running low, those renters could have an added new expense.

06/07/2015

Mission District in San Francisco (Getty Images)

SF Board Of Supes Rejects Moratorium On Luxury Housing Construction In Mission District

Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms.

06/03/2015

A for lease sign is posted in front of home for rent on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Median Rent Jumps To $4,225 In San Francisco

A shocking new number representing the median rent in San Francisco shows just how expensive it is to live in the city.

06/02/2015

Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise Approval

The Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.

06/02/2015

A homeless man gathers his belongings on the San Jose State University campus. March 2, 2015. (CBS)

Study Suggests Housing Santa Clara County’s Homeless Is Cheaper Than Letting Them Live On Streets

A new long-term study shows that it actually might be cheaper to build housing for the homeless than to allow them to live on the streets.

06/01/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

Homeless Veterans Housing

Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission Bay

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

05/22/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015

A for lease sign is posted in front of home for rent on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Area Residents Need To Earn More Than $39 An Hour To Afford Average 2-Bedroom Apartment

In the San Francisco metro area, you have to make $39.65 an hour to be able to afford the average two-bedroom apartment.

05/20/2015

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