Berkeley Development To Hold Lottery For 6 Below-Market CondominiumsSome much-needed new condominiums will soon be available for sale in Berkeley. Because of the city’s affordable housing mandate some of them will carry an amazingly low price.
Berkeley Opens Lottery For 1st Time Homebuyers To Purchase New Affordable HomesThe city of Berkeley has opened a lottery for low-income, first-time homebuyers to apply to buy one of six newly built condominiums created through the city's affordable housing strategy.
San Francisco School Board Approves Plan To Develop Affordable Teacher HousingTeachers in San Francisco could eventually get housing provided by the city after the San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution to approve affordable educator housing.
SF Officials Propose Converting Building Into Affordable Housing For Low-Income SeniorsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday announced city officials are in negotiations to purchase a Market Street building to be converted into affordable housing.
The Hottest Housing Bill Explained: A Closer Look At SB50State Senator Scott Weiner’s controversial Senate Bill 50 been called the hottest housing bill of last year's legislative session and it will either live or die in the next three weeks.
$1.1M Los Gatos Home Hits Market For $274K As Part Of Housing ProgramA $1.1 million home in Los Gatos is raising some eyebrows after it hit the market for $274,000, and it's not a tear down.
Activists Take Over San Francisco Mayor's Office Seeking Affordable Senior HousingMore than 100 demonstrators, many of them senior citizens, crowded into Mayor London Breed’s office Wednesday, saying they wouldn’t leave until she agreed to meet with them.
San Jose Isn't Exempt From State Affordable Housing Law, Court RulesAn appellate court ruled on Tuesday that the city of San Jose is not exempt from complying with the Surplus Land Act.
Oakland Protesters: Luxury Units Sit Empty While Residents Lack Affordable HousingSaturday’s march through the streets of Oakland wrapped up a week of housing protests. This day the protestors' message was that this is not a problem of scarcity.
Developers, Housing Advocates At Odds Over Plan For More Affordable Homes In San JoseAffordable housing advocates and property owners have attacked a plan the San Jose City Council is considering to spur renovation and new development of rent-controlled properties.
Affordable Housing At The Ballot Box: More Politics Than Progress?Politicians in San Francisco say Propositions A and E will have a significant impact on the city’s ability to build much needed affordable housing, but even some supporters say Prop E is overhyped.
Low Income Seniors At Risk Of Homelessness In NovatoMore than 100 low income senior citizens living in affordable housing in Novato are worried they’re being priced out.
Voter-Approved SJ Affordable Housing Project Will Provide Homes For Hundreds Of Homeless PeopleA series of projects that could get hundreds of homeless people off the streets of San Jose could be approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
East Side Union High School District Moves Forward With Affordable Staff Housing PlanEast Side Union High School District board members voted unanimously to move forward with a staff housing plan and to place a $60 million general obligation bond on the March 2020 ballot.
Judge Throws Out Stanford Suit Challenging Santa Clara County's Affordable Housing LawA Stanford University lawsuit challenging a county ordinance that requires the university to include affordable housing units when it develops market-rate housing has been dismissed.