California Voters May Be Asked To Steer Homeless To ServicesCalifornia voters could decide next year whether to create new county courts to steer homeless people to mental health and drug addiction treatment programs.
Landlords Might Have To Disclose Finances To Raise RentLandlords in San Francisco might soon have to disclose their finances to raise their tenants' rent after the Rent Board Commission considered new regulations Tuesday night.
Gov. Newsom Signs Tougher Renter Protection BillGov. Gavin Newsom signed a tough renter protection bill at a ceremony in Oakland on Tuesday where he was surrounded by legislative leaders and cheered by housing advocates.
Walnut Creek Breaks Ground On Transit Village, 600 Apartments Near BARTConstruction crews in Walnut Creek broke ground Monday on the first phase of a transit village.
Oakland Apartment Construction Site Arsonist Gets 5 Years In PrisonA man convicted of arson in a fire at a construction site in Oakland has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Corporate Rentals Move Into San Francisco’s Rent Controlled BuildingsIt’s an $18 billion industry in the United States and San Francisco is at the center of it. Short-term rental laws that were designed to preserve the city’s existing housing stock back in 2015 spurred growth for yet another tech disruptor.
East Bay Neighbors Wary Of Habitat For Humanity Plan To Build Seven Townhomes On Single LotHabitat for Humanity is getting a piece of property in the East Bay for a bargain price, but neighbors are concerned the development plans may be a bit too ambitious.
Habitat For Humanity Buys Pleasant Hill Lot For $10 To Build HousingThe city of Pleasant Hill has agreed to sell a quarter-acre of residential real estate to Habitat for Humanity for the low, low price of just $10 so the nonprofit can construct affordable housing.
San Jose State University Accused Of Not Doing Enough For Homeless StudentsTensions are escalating between San Jose State University students and the administration over the high number of homeless students. Students say the university is not making the issue a top priority.
Pricey San Jose Grappling With Displacement Of Low-Income RentersSan Jose is taking steps to slow down the displacement of low-income residents, who are struggling to survive in one of the most expensive cities in America.
Sue The Suburbs: One Nonprofit’s Plan To Solve The Housing CrisisSonja Trauss, a self-proclaimed "YIMBY," has a plan to help solve the housing crisis: she’s suing the suburbs.