State Housing Mandate Doubles What Bay Area Needs to BuildThe Bay Area has a new assignment from the state: build nearly 450,000 homes in the next eight years or risk losing control over where they go.
Santa Clara County Outlines Ambitious Plan to End HomelessnessThe largest county in the Bay Area unveiled its boldest and most aggressive plan to end homelessness following success in reaching its 2015 goal to shelter the vulnerable population.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Supervisors Push To Make COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium PermanentA San Francisco supervisor on Tuesday announced he is co-sponsoring new legislation that would permanently make it illegal to evict tenants unable to pay their rent due to the coronavirus crisis, according to posts on social media.
Evictions, Utility Shutoffs Continue In California During Coronavirus OutbreakLast week, the Bay Area received an order to shelter-in-place in the comfort of our own homes, which for many has been rather uncomfortable, especially if you’re now worried about how to pay for where you’re supposed to stay put.
Coronavirus Update: HUD Authorizes Eviction, Foreclosure Moratorium For Some HomeownersThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development authorized the Federal Housing Administration Wednesday to implement a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for certain single-family homeowners who may not be earning income during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
San Francisco Mayor Issues Moratorium on Evictions During Coronavirus CrisisOn Friday, San Francisco mayor London Breed issued a city moratorium on housing evictions as a response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Berkeley Mayor Pushes Policy To Put Renters FirstBerkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin proposed a new housing policy Thursday aimed at giving renters first dibs when a property goes up for sale
State Buys FEMA Trailers as Part of Billion-Dollar Plan to House HomelessThe state of California is pouring millions of dollars into Oakland to house the homeless in 15 trailers, purchased from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that once were used to house wildfire evacuees.
Homeless Mom Calls Offer To Help Squatters Occupying Oakland House 'An Insult'One of the homeless mothers who has been living in a vacant West Oakland house since Nov. 18 scoffed Saturday night at an offer by the house's owner to pay to move them out and shelter them for the next two months, calling the offer "an insult."
Time Running Out for Homeless Camped Along Sonoma County Hiking TrailSonoma County will clear sprawling illegal encampments along the Joe Rodota Trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol by the end of January.
Question of Homeless Access to Public Streets, Parks May Soon Reach Supreme CourtDoes someone have a constitutional right to sleep on a sidewalk? What about in a city park? Following a hearing on Friday, those questions could soon be taken up by the Supreme Court.
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.
Exodus From Bay Area Leads To Shortage Of Available Moving TrucksThe ongoing exodus of people leaving the Bay Area because of the high cost of living is contributing to a new problem as actually finding movers to help with relocation has become a challenge.
Color Scheme, Density Concerns Surround Corte Madera DevelopmentA new Bay Area development being ordered to tone it down not because of noise, but because of the loud colors used for the paint job on the apartment complex.
San Mateo Families Fight Eviction While Coping With Rats, FilthSome Peninsula families on Friday were fighting eviction to stay in their San Mateo homes, even though they say they're dealing with rats, filth, mold problems and more.