San Francisco Supes Eliminate Several Fees For Affordable Housing ProjectsCreating affordable housing in San Francisco may get easier after the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved eliminating several fees for affordable housing developments.
Report: Oakland Is Home To Over Half Of Alameda County's Rising Homeless PopulationThe numbers are in: 8,022 people in Alameda County are homeless and more than half of them live in Oakland.
East Palo Alto Putting $20 Million Grant Towards Affordable HousingThe City of East Palo Alto is about halfway to its goal of building 500 new affordable housing units in five years.
Jump In San Mateo County RV Dwellers A Mix Of Homeless, Workers Staying Close To JobsA sharp increase in the number of recreational vehicles in San Mateo County is coinciding with the growing homeless situation, but not all of the RVs are housing the homeless. Officials say a number of the campers are providing shelter for workers who can't afford to live in the county.
SF Supes Vote To Place $600M Affordable Housing Bond On Nov. BallotThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place an affordable housing bond on the November ballot, city officials said.
Santa Cruz Housing Affordability For Teachers Called Worst In NationThe city of Santa Cruz has earned a dubious new distinction: it is now the least affordable city in America for teachers.
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.