Oakland Gospel Church Building Low-Income Housing ComplexAn Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
San Francisco Teacher Being Evicted For Using AppliancesIn what is believed to be a first-of-its kind San Francisco eviction case, a kindergarten teacher was served with an eviction notice for using appliances in what her new landlords termed an illegal in-law apartment.
200+ Families To Be Forced Out Of San Jose Apartment Complex After City Council RulingSome 200 families may soon have to move out of a rent-controlled apartment complex in San Jose after the city council cleared the way for denser, market-rate apartments.
San Francisco's Real Estate Market Softening, But Only For Super RichThere is a faint glimmer of hope that the Bay Area’s real estate prices are softening, but only in the high-end of the market.
Decaying Palo Alto Fixer-Upper A $5 Million Realty Check For Silicon ValleyA decaying structure in the heart of Silicon Valley could be your dream home -- if you've got a spare $5 million lying around.
Oakland Chinatown SRO Tenants Allege Elder Abuse, Wrongful Eviction In Rental LawsuitThe lawsuit claims fair housing violations, habitability defects, wrongful and constructive eviction and elder abuse by owners, landlords and managers of a single-room occupancy building on the edge of Oakland's Chinatown.
State Lawmakers In Tough Spot With Gov. Brown's Low-Income Housing DealCalifornia legislative leaders seeking a big influx of money for low-income housing got Gov. Jerry Brown on board, but there's a catch: Lawmakers will have to approve Brown's contested proposal to speed approval for developments that include affordable units.
Pending Ordinance To Cap San Jose Rent Triggers Wave Of Rent IncreasesSan Jose has approved a 5 percent cap on rent hikes to take effect in the fall, but that delay may be having unintended consequences.
Median Price Of Marin County Home Pushed Over $1MThe housing prices in Marin County keep heading north, while the inventory of homes keeps going south.
Proposed Deal Would Allow 99-Year-Old Woman To Remain In Lower Haight ApartmentA 99-year-old woman faced with eviction from her Lower Haight apartment in San Francisco could remain in her home under a tentative deal reached in court Tuesday, but demands for attorney's fees and an apology remain sticking points.
Home Prices Begin To Cool In San FranciscoYou still can't buy a mansion in Pacific Heights for $100,000, but the feeding frenzy pushing prices higher may be calming down a bit.
Waiting Just Weeks Could Net Bay Area Home Sellers Thousands ExtraTiming can make all the difference in the housing market, and real estate agents say waiting just a few weeks to put a house on the market can make sellers a lot more money.