Civil Rights Attorneys Challenge Loitering Laws In Public HousingCivil rights attorneys are challenging the so-called loitering laws aimed at public housing. As BR's Christin Ayers talked to residents of Oakland's Lockwood Gardens who said the situation is so bad, they are afraid to gather in their own yards.
San Francisco Opens Waiting List For Nearly 200 Housing Units To Homeless ApplicantsSan Francisco's Housing Authority is opening their waiting list for nearly 200 units to become available to the homeless for the first time in five years. The deadline to apply is by Sunday, but they must do so online.
San Francisco Public Housing Authority Behind On List Of Maintenance And Repair Orders San Francisco's Housing Authority is behind on a backlogged list of repair and maintenance work orders for their public housing units.
Section 8 Tenants In Santa Clara County Hit Hard By Federal CutsFederal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
KCBS Cover Story: Program Offers Career Path For SF's Housing Authority ResidentsThe Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants - think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.