Ground Breaks On 1st SF Mission Affordable Housing Development In 10 YearsSan Francisco city officials broke ground Wednesday on the future site of 80 new affordable housing units in the city’s Mission District, which will bring much needed housing to the neighborhood’s low-income residents.
California Voters Reject Measure To Expand Property Tax BreakCalifornia voters have rejected a ballot measure to expand a property tax break for older homeowners who move, sparing schools and local governments a major revenue loss.
Officials Crack Down On Small Boats Squatting Off SausalitoThe number of vessels that sit motionless away from shore has doubled over the last year amid a housing crisis in the Bay Area.
Dorm-Style Apartments Aim To Reduce High Bay Area RentDeveloper Starcity proposes shared living, dorm-style apartment models to alleviate high Bay Area rent prices.
Vallco Redevelopment Opponents Claim Enough Signatures For ReferendumThe long saga to redevelop the Vallco shopping mall in Cupertino could face another delay, as opponents of the project claimed they have enough signatures to place a referendum on the ballot.
Worries Over Growing Homeless Encampment Near San Jose Little LeagueDrugs, trash and human feces left behind by residents of a nearby homeless encampment are worrying parents and park rangers in San Jose.
San Jose Home Buyers Need 22 Years To Save For Down PaymentProspective San Jose home buyers looking to save their way to a down payment have a decades-long road ahead of them.
Cupertino City Attorney Claims City Retaliated Over His Vallco OppositionThe currently suspended Cupertino city attorney filed a claim with the city Monday, alleging he was illegally placed on leave in retaliation for his opposition to a massive development project to renovate the city’s Vallco Mall.
As Californians Exit East, Reno Motels Become Last Resort for Low-Cost HousingSilicon Valley firms from Apple to Tesla have set up operations in the Reno area, bringing waves of tech workers. For Reno's down-and-out, however, the boom has pushed housing prices up and the tourist town's many motor lodges have become their housing of last resort.
San Jose Teachers Speak As Fight Over Affordable Teacher Housing Roils CommunityWhile the ideas were preliminary, the district said it needs to find a way to retain teachers and schools may need to be moved.
Renter Relief? Bay Area Rents Dip Slightly After Years Of Increases A welcome development for anyone renting in the hot Bay Area market: Rents are dropping slightly after years of steep increases.
Bay Area Housing Struggles Extend To Farm-Rich SalinasMiddle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires.