Federal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
Affordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
The city of Antioch agreed to pay $360,000 to settle a class action lawsuit alleging police formed a special unit to target and harass black residents who received subsidized rent.
A Peninsula group that helps the homeless is condemening a bid by House Republicans to make deep cuts to federal low-income housing assistance.
10,000 Section 8 applicants will be selected from an expected pool of 100,000 for eligibility screening.