Soaring Rents Force More San Francisco Families Into Single-Room Residential HotelsIn San Francisco, whole families are increasingly living in apartments that were intended to house only one person, according to a new report released Friday.
Oakland Creates Special Cabinet To Deal With Affordable HousingOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced Wednesday she's creating a special cabinet to look at housing and affordability.
Tech Developer Gets OK From Appeals Court To Build Big House On Berkeley HillsideA plan by technology developer Mitchell Kapor to build a 6,478-square-foot house with a 10-car garage on a Berkeley hillside has moved a step closer to fruition as a result of a favorable state appeals court ruling.
New San Francisco Tenant Protections Make Evicting Renters, Raising Rent Even TougherSan Francisco supervisors today passed new tenant protections making it harder to evict renters or raise the rent after some evictions and making it easier for tenants to add roommates.
'Distinguished' San Francisco Shack Selling For $350,000In a city where the median home price is well over one million, a 2-bedroom home on the market for $350,000 is quite the bargain. But there's a catch.
Bay Area Consumer Prices Jump 2.8% In 12 Months Outpacing Regional, National PricesPrices for consumer goods and services in the San Francisco Bay Area rose 2.6 percent in the last 12 months ending in August according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bay Area Home Sales Dip 10 Percent From July To AugustAugust sales of Bay Area homes dropped more than 10 percent from July, but were up nearly 5 percent from a year ago, data from research firm CoreLogic shows.
1 Year After Devastating Wildfire, Town Of Weed Shows Rebuilding Is PossibleResidents in the devastated town of Middletown may be wondering how they can ever rebuild, but a year after the town of Weed lost about a third of its housing to a wildfire, residents there are showing that it’s possible to rebuild a community.
Historic Belvedere Mansion Sells For $47.5M, Breaking Real Estate RecordsA mansion on the exclusive Marin County island town of Belvedere is going down in history as the highest reported single-family home sold in the area.
Oakland Unified Considers Building Affordable Housing For TeachersLooking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.
Palo Alto's New School Superintendent Facing Sticker Shock Over Home PricesPalo Alto’s new school superintendent is facing sticker shock in his search for a home in one of the Bay Area’s priciest real estate markets.
Denver Tops San Francisco In Rate Of Rising Home PricesU.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.