Oakland Protesters: Luxury Units Sit Empty While Residents Lack Affordable HousingSaturday’s march through the streets of Oakland wrapped up a week of housing protests. This day the protestors' message was that this is not a problem of scarcity.
Developers, Housing Advocates At Odds Over Plan For More Affordable Homes In San JoseAffordable housing advocates and property owners have attacked a plan the San Jose City Council is considering to spur renovation and new development of rent-controlled properties.
Affordable Housing At The Ballot Box: More Politics Than Progress?Politicians in San Francisco say Propositions A and E will have a significant impact on the city’s ability to build much needed affordable housing, but even some supporters say Prop E is overhyped.
Low Income Seniors At Risk Of Homelessness In NovatoMore than 100 low income senior citizens living in affordable housing in Novato are worried they’re being priced out.
Voter-Approved SJ Affordable Housing Project Will Provide Homes For Hundreds Of Homeless PeopleA series of projects that could get hundreds of homeless people off the streets of San Jose could be approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
East Side Union High School District Moves Forward With Affordable Staff Housing PlanEast Side Union High School District board members voted unanimously to move forward with a staff housing plan and to place a $60 million general obligation bond on the March 2020 ballot.
Judge Throws Out Stanford Suit Challenging Santa Clara County's Affordable Housing LawA Stanford University lawsuit challenging a county ordinance that requires the university to include affordable housing units when it develops market-rate housing has been dismissed.
Soon-To-Come Berryessa BART Station Sparks $2.5B Neighborhood TransformationWhen BART trains roll into San Jose, a lot of housing, retail shops and high rise buildings are coming with them. It's part of a transformation of the Berryessa neighborhood around the new BART station.
Habitat For Humanity Buys Pleasant Hill Lot For $10 To Build HousingThe city of Pleasant Hill has agreed to sell a quarter-acre of residential real estate to Habitat for Humanity for the low, low price of just $10 so the nonprofit can construct affordable housing.
Heart Transplant Patient Worries Her Affordable Housing Is Compromising Her HealthA woman who has been fighting heart failure her entire life is trying to survive in affordable housing, which she worries is compromising her health.
Affordable Housing Developer Makes Apartments Unaffordable For ManyTenants in Antioch and Hayward say an affordable housing developer is making their apartment complexes unaffordable.
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.