Oakland Land Trust Buys House Occupied in Protest by 'Moms 4 Housing' AdvocatesMembers of the activist group, Moms 4 Housing, announced Friday that the vacant 3-bedroom home in West Oakland they occupied earlier this year was purchased by the Oakland Community Land Trust from a real estate investment company.
Richmond Creates Affordable Homes From Abandoned HousesWith the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, many wonder why abandoned buildings aren’t being used to house people. The city of Richmond is now doing just that.
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.
San Jose Caps Fees on Construction Near Diridon Station to Boost DevelopmentBy an 8-3 vote, San Jose lawmakers froze infrastructure fees in most parts of the city and set a maximum for fee increases in the Diridon Station area through 2023.
Project Home: Soaring Home Prices, Systemic Discrimination Drive Resegregation In Bay Area CommunitiesResearchers at UC Berkeley are mapping the increased resegregation of the housing market as large Bay Area cities become wealthier and whiter.
Speaker Pelosi Calls on SF Corporate Landlord Veritas to Return $3.6 Million PPP LoanHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) is calling on Veritas, one of the city's largest corporate landlords, to return its $3.6 million small-business loan.
Project Home: Bay Area Real Estate Market Chilled By Coronavirus Economic ImpactIt’s the spring selling season, which usually means home sales spike and excited prospective buyers spend their weekends jumping from open house to open house, but since the pandemic hit things have gone quiet.
New Owners Of Run-Down $2M Portrero Hill Shack Have Big Plans For PropertyOn Tuesday, an old, run-down shack sitting atop San Francisco's Portrero Hill sold for $1.975 million and the new owners said they have exciting plans for the property.
Housing Activists' Protest Disrupts Valentine Dining at SF TavernChanting “housing is a human right,” several dozen activists walked into a popular San Francisco restaurant on Friday evening, interrupting patrons' Valentine dinner to call out the establishment's landlord as a heartless mega-corporation determined to squeeze renters.
S.F. Assemblyman's Proposed Bill Clips Tax Breaks for Upscale California HomeownersCalifornia would raise taxes on some homeowners and use the money to pay for homeless services under a bill proposed Thursday by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.)
Bay Area's Hottest Real Estate Market -- San Carlos' White Oaks NeighborhoodThe White Oaks neighborhood of San Carlos is listed number one on Redfin's list of the 20 most competitive neighborhoods in the country for homebuyers.
Walnut Creek Apartment Complex Residents Face Eviction Ahead of Jan. 1 Rent-Control LawAll 14 units at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek received an eviction notice last month and landlords in many communities are trying beat a new statewide rent control law that goes into effect on Jan. 1.
CoCo County Draws Would-Be Homeowners From Around Bay AreaAbout two-thirds of the homes in Contra Costa County are occupied by their owners, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. One of the main reasons is affordability, relative to other Bay Area counties.
San Francisco Landlord Agrees To Stop Passthrough Rent Increases On TenantsA fight between rent controlled tenants and San Francisco’s largest landlord has reached a truce.
$30 Million S.F. Home Designed for Wellness, Sustainability and Killer Views2646 Union Street is one of San Francisco’s glitziest homes to hit the market. But, despite appearances, it's no ordinary ultra-luxury home. Its health and wellness features make it one-of-a-kind.