South Bay Leaders Address Misinformation About County's Coronavirus Eviction MoratoriumSanta Clara County and San Jose leaders on Thursday addressed misinformation surrounding the new countywide eviction moratorium.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland City Council Approves COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Through May 31The Oakland City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting on Friday to approve an emergency ordinance imposing a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions, rent increases and late fees during the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Newsom Issues Statewide Moratorium On Evictions Until May 31 Due To Coronavirus OutbreakGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an executive order temporarily banning eviction of renters statewide due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: Alameda, Santa Clara, Marin Counties Approve Temporary Eviction MoratoriumGiving a break to renters during the coronavirus outbreak, Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties on Tuesday approved temporary moratoriums on evictions because of circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Issues Executive Order To Protect Renters, HomeownersCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Monday to help protect renters and homeowners during the coronavirus pandemic, which includes halting evictions, slowing foreclosures and protecting against utility shutoffs.
Wiener's New Housing Plan: Allow For More Duplexes, Fourplexes StatewideState Sen. Scott Wiener has unveiled his latest attempt to boost housing production in California amid the state's ongoing housing crisis.
Nonprofits Worry Coronavirus Will Exacerbate The Housing CrisisWhen a novel coronavirus outbreak threatens to shut down schools in the Bay Area, it places even more pressure on those who are barely making ends meet.
San Jose Mayor Calls For Eviction Moratorium During Coronavirus OutbreakAs the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, Mayor Sam Liccardo of San Jose is seeking to prevent evictions of people who have lost wages due to the outbreak.
Yes In God's Back Yard: Bay Area Lawmakers Seek To Allow Affordable Housing On Church LotsParking lots at houses of worship could soon be part of solving California's affordable housing crisis under proposals introduced in the state legislature.
San Jose Mayor Touts Passage Of Tax To Fund Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesTuesday's election results showed a majority of San Jose's voters supporting Measure E, a property sale transaction tax.
Oakland Parcel Tax For Parks, Homeless Services Narrowly AheadAn Oakland measure that would raise $21 million annually for parks maintenance, homeless services and water quality improvements was slightly above the two-thirds majority it needs.
San Francisco Church Properties Offered To Help Alleviate Housing CrisisOn hundreds of San Francisco streets, epic edifices are showing their age. Inside, Sunday gatherings are growing smaller while outside, the numbers of people seeking shelter are growing larger.
The Politics Of Housing: Critics Say Prop E Does The Opposite Of What It AdvertisesAffordable housing solutions for San Francisco have been far more difficult to agree upon. Proposition E is a perfect example of how political local housing measures have become.
Growing Discontent: 47% Consider Leaving Bay Area In Latest SurveyWith housing prices and commute times remaining high, a new survey has found nearly half of Bay Area residents looking at life elsewhere, outnumbering those who want to stay.