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ConstitutionA California law that requires voter approval for publicly funded affordable housing projects would be repealed under legislation introduced Monday in the state Senate.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.
Ground Breaks On 1st SF Mission Affordable Housing Development In 10 YearsSan Francisco city officials broke ground Wednesday on the future site of 80 new affordable housing units in the city’s Mission District, which will bring much needed housing to the neighborhood’s low-income residents.
Vallco Redevelopment Opponents Claim Enough Signatures For ReferendumThe long saga to redevelop the Vallco shopping mall in Cupertino could face another delay, as opponents of the project claimed they have enough signatures to place a referendum on the ballot.
Cupertino City Attorney Claims City Retaliated Over His Vallco OppositionThe currently suspended Cupertino city attorney filed a claim with the city Monday, alleging he was illegally placed on leave in retaliation for his opposition to a massive development project to renovate the city’s Vallco Mall.
San Jose Teachers Speak As Fight Over Affordable Teacher Housing Roils CommunityWhile the ideas were preliminary, the district said it needs to find a way to retain teachers and schools may need to be moved.
Measure HH 'Tech Tax' Seeks To Help East Palo Alto Residents Priced Out Of Their HomesEast Palo Alto was once known as the murder capital of the country. Now, for many longtime residents, it's too expensive for them to afford. There is a measure on the November ballot that seeks to help them.
Vallco Mall Demolition Begins To Make Way For Housing, OfficesDemolition began Thursday for the old Vallco shopping mall in Cupertino, as the site is set to become a new housing and office development after sitting mostly empty for years.
RV 'Landlords' Renting To Homeless, Low-Income Workers In Silicon ValleyA new kind of landlord has popped up the Bay Area, where affordable housing can be notoriously out of reach. These landlords’ rentals come with four wheels.
Parents Slam Proposal To Move San Jose Schools For Affordable Teacher HousingA plan to bulldoze a pair of schools to make way for affordable housing was the topic of a heated meeting in South San Jose Wednesday night.
Oakland Mayor Scolds Cupertino Over Affordable Housing PolicyOakland's mayor is calling out Cupertino for not pulling its weight to deal with the housing crisis.