Project Home: San Francisco Passes 'Long Overdue' Ordinance Requiring Landlords To Report VacanciesAmid a surge of vacancies in San Francisco’s apartment stock, a new law will allow the city to track just how many units are sitting empty.
Project Homekey: San Mateo Supes Approve Purchasing 2 Redwood City Hotels For Unsheltered ResidentsSan Mateo County's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the purchase of two hotel properties to provide shelter to unhoused residents via the state's Project Homekey initiative.
Bay Area Stays 'Uncontested Epicenter' Of Nation's Priciest Homes Amid Pandemic; Atherton Most Expensive Zip 4 Years RunningWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the Bay Area's rental market, the region continues to be the most expensive housing market in the country by far in 2020.
Project Homekey: Bay Area Counties Receive $73M For Housing Homeless In Final Round Of GrantsGov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday nearly $130 million has been awarded to help house homeless in the Bay Area and across California in the final round of "Project Homekey" grants.
'Preposterous And Ridiculous' - Alameda County Blasts Oakland Proposal To House City's Homeless At Pleasanton FairgroundsA new proposal to move homeless people from the City of Oakland to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton is drawing criticism from county leaders as well as Tri-Valley residents.
'This Is Related To Elections' - Homeless Advocates Question Oakland's Timing On Encampment CrackdownCities across the Bay Area have taken or plan to take action to clean up homeless encampments. But homeless advocates say the timing of all of this is a bit peculiar.
Californians Seeking More Affordable Homes Could Be Turning Arizona, Nevada Blue In 2020, Report FindsPeople moving from pricey California metros such as the Bay Area has likely led to an uptick of registered Democrats in Arizona and Nevada, which could help deliver the states to Joe Biden in the upcoming November election.
San Francisco Studio Rents Down 31% Year-Over-Year As Pandemic Slump ContinuesRents in parts of the Bay Area continued to see massive declines during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the cost of a studio in San Francisco down more than 30 percent compared a year ago.
Seniors At San Francisco's Midtown Park Apartments Prevail In Longest Standing Rent Strike Against CityThe longest-running rent strike in San Francisco has come to a close, as tenants at Midtown Park Apartments won their battle against the city.
Prop. 21: Rent Control Returns To California Ballot Amid Pandemic, Presidential RaceRent control could be expanded statewide if voters approve Proposition 21.
Affordable Housing Advocates Question Safety Of San Francisco SROs Amid COVID-19 CrisisIt’s one of the oldest forms of affordable housing in San Francisco, SROs, short for single room occupancy hotels. Now, the very people who fought to preserve this housing of last resort are calling it dangerous.
Newsom Signs 15 Housing Bills, Including Measure Inspired By 'Moms 4 Housing' ActivistsTenants, affordable housing groups and local governments will get first crack at buying foreclosed homes under a measure approved Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Santa Clara County Investing $13M In Helping Low-Income Families, Homeless Quarantine From COVID-19Santa Clara County is investing more than $13 million in a program to house people who are in quarantine or isolation due to possible infection with the coronavirus.
Project Homekey: Newsom Announces $236M In Grants To House Homeless; San Francisco Gets $45M For HotelGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the state has issued a new round of grants totaling $236 million to help house homeless in the Bay Area and California, as part of the "Project Homekey" initiative.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.