Walnut Creek To Provide $6M For 95-Unit Affordable Housing ProjectThe Walnut Creek City Council last week approved a $6 million loan to a Berkeley-based affordable-housing developer toward a $68.2 million, 95-unit mixed housing and commercial project downtown.
Yes In God's Back Yard: State Senate Approves Allowing Affordable Housing On Church LotsA bill that would spur the development of affordable housing on church parking lots and property owned by houses of worship has passed the State Senate.
Bay Area Rental Prices Dropping As Exodus From Region ContinuesThe decrease in Bay Area rental prices has been significant this year, especially in the most expensive cities. Some median prices have even dropped by double-digit percentages.
San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On BallotSan Francisco supervisors introduced several charter amendments that will be decided by voters this November.
Nonprofits Worry Coronavirus Will Exacerbate The Housing CrisisWhen a novel coronavirus outbreak threatens to shut down schools in the Bay Area, it places even more pressure on those who are barely making ends meet.
State Senator Wiener Pushes Bill to Streamline Affordable Housing ConstructionCalifornia state sen. Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) introduced legislation on Friday that aims to increase affordable housing production throughout the state by easing zoning restrictions
Yes In God's Back Yard: Bay Area Lawmakers Seek To Allow Affordable Housing On Church LotsParking lots at houses of worship could soon be part of solving California's affordable housing crisis under proposals introduced in the state legislature.
Caltrain Adopts 30 Percent Affordable Housing PolicyPeninsula residents can expect to see more affordable housing built along the Caltrain corridor in the near future, that's a promise from the board of directors. Caltrain recently committed that for all future construction, 30 percent of the units built will be allocated for affordable housing.
San Jose Mayor Touts Passage Of Tax To Fund Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesTuesday's election results showed a majority of San Jose's voters supporting Measure E, a property sale transaction tax.
San Francisco Voters Appear To Approve All 5 Ballot MeasuresSan Francisco voters took to the polls Tuesday and appeared to approve all five measures on the ballot, according to the preliminary election results.
The Politics Of Housing: Critics Say Prop E Does The Opposite Of What It AdvertisesAffordable housing solutions for San Francisco have been far more difficult to agree upon. Proposition E is a perfect example of how political local housing measures have become.