Worsening California Housing Crisis Stymies State LawmakersPolitical wrangling around bills to cap rent increases, set rules for evictions and cut red tape to build housing reveals big splits in the Legislature when it comes to one of the most pressing issues in California.
San Jose Housing Shortage: Liccardo Seeks $5M For Loans, Waiving ADU Fees San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is proposing $5 million in subsidies and waived fees for homeowners who want to construct accessory dwelling units.
Ground Breaks For Affordable Apartments In San Francisco's Mission DistrictGround was broken Friday on a nine-story, 143-apartment building in the Mission District designed to provide permanent affordable housing for low-income families.
San Jose Breaks Ground on Major Housing Project for the HomelessThe North San Pedro studios will bring permanent housing to homeless veterans and chronically homeless people who have been living in shelters or on the streets.
Santa Rosa Junior College Plans To Build $43M Student Housing ComplexAfter many students dropped out after wildfires took their homes, Santa Rosa Junior College is now planning to build a $43 million, five story student housing complex.
Twin Girl Scouts Tell Alameda City Leaders Lack Of Rent Control Hurts TroopFrida and Katya Cassidy-Schiesser have become housing activists after half their Girl Scout troop has had to move away because of rent increases.
Oakland To Invest Millions In 'Tuff Shed' Program To Help House HomelessHousing homeless people in backyard sheds sounds extreme, but Oakland officials say the exploding crisis calls for extreme ideas.
Affordable Housing Top Priority For Marin Residents, Survey FindsTwenty-seven percent of residents who responded to a write-in answer on a survey said affordability, cost of living and housing was their single biggest priority for Marin County, according to the county officials.
Tiny Home Village Aims To Combat Youth Homelessness In East BayWith youth homelessness on the rise in the East Bay, some believe tiny homes could be part of the solution. One organization is taking that vision a step further.
Some Bay Area Communities Centuries Away From Meeting Housing GoalsAs the Bay Area grapples with an ongoing housing crisis, many communities are decades, even centuries away from meeting their affordable housing goals, a new study finds.
Affordable Homes In San Jose Down 54 Percent To Lowest In U.S.The number of homes affordable to median income people in San Jose dropped drastically in 2018, according to an analysis released by Redfin this week.
SF City Attorney: Couple Rented Out Affordable Unit While Living In $2.8M HomeSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit against a couple, accusing them of illegally taking advantage of the city's affordable housing program.
Protesters Continue Hunger Strike As San Jose Vote On Google Land Deal LoomsThe city of San Jose is set to take a key vote Tuesday afternoon on the sale of a major section of the downtown area to Google.
Lawmakers Seek To Remove Affordable Housing Roadblock In State ConstitutionA California law that requires voter approval for publicly funded affordable housing projects would be repealed under legislation introduced Monday in the state Senate.
New House-Sharing Start-Up Aims To Help Fight Bay Area Housing CrisisA new housing start-up based in Oakland is looking to create more affordable housing in the Bay Area.