Oakland Offers Rent Subidy To Help Reduce Homelessness, GentrificationAimed at reducing gentrification and homelessness and improving equity, Oakland has embarked on a pilot program that pays a portion of a resident's rent for 18 months, city officials announced Tuesday.
Project Home: Bay Area Projects to Find Housing for the Homeless Score SuccessesOver the past 3 years, KPIX 5's Project Home team has profiled dozens of unhoused Bay Area residents. Now there's some good news to share.
Homeless Man Dies of Injuries After Being Set On Fire In San Francisco Mission DistrictA homeless man who was sleeping on the street in San Francisco has died of his injuries after being set on fire in the city's Mission District, police said Thursday.
LGBTQ+ Students Rising Above Scholar Overcame Challenges to Excel at CalWhile all Students Rising Above scholars are amazingly resilient and inspirational, Yendi Rebollo shows us all what it truly means to shine brightly, even in life's darkest moments.
Oakland Hit With Lawsuit Over Failure To Clean Up Homeless Campseveral groups have filed a lawsuit against the City of Oakland for failing to enforce a policy requiring the city to clean up homeless encampments and move residents into housing.
San Jose Leaders Announce Plan To Cut Homelessness With Emergency Housing, JobsLooking to address homelessness in San Jose, city leaders announced a plan Wednesday to quickly build emergency housing and beef up a jobs program for the unhoused.
Alameda County to Close Hotels Used For Homeless Without Additional FundingAlameda County is poised in the coming months to close the hotels it has used over the last 18 months as isolation and quarantine facilities for homeless residents without additional funding, the director of the county's Health Care Services Agency said Tuesday.
Rising Crime Near Oakland Homeless RV Camp Has Local Business Owners ConcernedSmall businesses next to an Oakland city-run homeless RV encampment on Friday said rising crime in the area has them worried about their worker and customer safety.
Newsom Announces $2.75 Billion Expansion of Homekey, Biggest Homeless Investment in State HistoryGov. Gavin Newsom announced a $2.75 billion expansion of the state’s homeless housing initiative Thursday, which is the biggest investment in homeless housing in the state’s history.
Plans To Create Permanent Homeless Housing at SF Japantown Hotel Face PushbackA San Francisco effort to get more homeless off the street is facing a funding deadline, and a lot of resistance in the city's Japantown neighborhood.
Mountain View Begins Enforcing Ban on Most RV Street ParkingDespite a lawsuit calling its ban on oversized vehicles on narrow streets inhumane, the city of Mountain View has begun to enforce the voter-approved measure.
San Jose Homeless RV Parking Site Decision Spurs BacklashNeighbors of San Jose’s first city-sanctioned recreational vehicle parking site for the homeless are pushing back on plans to open the facility, saying the decision was made behind closed doors with no public meetings or community input.
Bill Allowing ADUs To Bypass Local Zoning Ordinances Passes In California SenateSpurred by an affordable housing shortage, spiking home prices and intractable homelessness, California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the second of two measures designed to cut through local zoning ordinances.
Body Found in Homeless Camp Near Beach at Half Moon BayPolice found a deceased person Sunday afternoon in a homeless encampment in open space between Venice State Beach and Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay.
San Jose Churches Eyed as Potential Sites for Homeless HousingSan Jose and local faith leaders are proposing a change to the city's affordable housing plans that would allow developers to build at gathering places such as churches, private clubs, lodges and theaters, bypassing the city's often lengthy permit and approval process.