A research firm says California home foreclosure activity neared a seven-year low during the third quarter as rising prices left fewer homeowners in trouble.
The plan calls for the county to pay as much as $1,000 a month to help pay the rent for the first year after release for inmates who were once destined for life in prison.
Federal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
The Bay Area is receiving 280 vouchers to get homeless veterans permanent housing.
New townhome projects continue at a rapid pace in Sunnyvale, where home construction can barely keep up with demand as Bay Area home values rise.
A survey shows U.S. home prices rose 10.5 percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.
The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.
Crews are putting the finishing touches on some San Francisco micro-apartments, spaces under 300 square feet, meant to be a more affordable option for those looking to live in the city.
The real estate tracking firm DataQuick reported Thursday that San Francisco Bay area home sales dipped in February compared to the previous month and the year-earlier period.
California should receive at least $20.6 billion from a settlement with the nation’s major mortgage lenders, the largest share of any state and about $2 billion more than expected when the agreement to assist homeowners was announced last year, according to a report released Thursday.