Marin County Votes To Buy, Give Coast Guard Townhomes To Pt. Reyes StationPoint Reyes Station residents are celebrating a victory against the housing crisis after Marin County voted to purchase Coast Guard land to give to the town.
San Jose Streamlines Permits, Approvals To Build Affordable Backyard 'Granny Units'Recognizing the permit and approval process for so-called “granny units” as onerous, expensive, and time-consuming, the city of San Jose has streamlined the steps and cut red tape.
Santa Clara Co. Plans To Build Low Income Housing On Empty Lots Near HospitalsSanta Clara County cleared another hurdle today in its push to build hundreds of homes for low income residents on county land.
Cupertino May Face State Lawsuit If Vallco Housing Doesn't Get BuiltThe fate of the long-delayed project to replace the old Vallco Shopping Mall in Cupertino with housing could reportedly leave the city facing a lawsuit from the state.
Vallejo Draws Would-Be Homeowners Looking for Affordable Bay Area HousingVallejo is one of the few places in the Bay Area where a buyer can shell out less than a half million dollars to own a home.
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.