San Jose Set To Bar Discrimination Against Renters With Section 8 Vouchers Amid the ongoing housing crisis, the city of San Jose is on the verge of adopting a new ordinance to make it easier for low-income residents to find housing.
Santa Clara Co. Plans To Build Low Income Housing On Empty Lots Near HospitalsSanta Clara County cleared another hurdle today in its push to build hundreds of homes for low income residents on county land.
Tumblr Reportedly Bought For Same Price As Modest-Looking Silicon Valley HomeTumblr, a blogging service that was sold to Yahoo in a billion-dollar deal six years ago, was sold again reportedly at a fraction of its onetime value.
New CA Law Limits Neighbors' Ability To Appeal Navigation CentersEffective immediately in certain zoned areas, people in California cannot appeal a decision to build a homeless navigation center.
Sebastopol Officials Working To Ban Vacation Rental PropertiesSebastopol officials are working to place a moratorium on vacation rental properties because the city doesn't feel it has a single house to spare.
Cupertino May Face State Lawsuit If Vallco Housing Doesn't Get BuiltThe fate of the long-delayed project to replace the old Vallco Shopping Mall in Cupertino with housing could reportedly leave the city facing a lawsuit from the state.
Rohnert Park's Parkside Project Is Bay Area's Largest Affordable Housing ProjectA new development under construction in Rohnert Park is the largest affordable housing project in the Bay Area.
El Cerrito Repeals Just Cause Eviction Ordinance After Referendum Qualifies For BallotEl Cerrito has repealed its just cause eviction ordinance less than two months after it was enacted as part of a package of measures intended to protect residents of rental housing.
Amid Housing Crisis, Number Of Residential Building Permits Down In Much Of Bay AreaThe number of residential building permits in the Bay Area and California is actually going down, despite the strong demand for housing.
Closed Oakland Jail May Be Renovated For Homeless ServicesAlameda County supervisors made an offer Tuesday to lease the Glenn Dyer Jail to the city of Oakland, county officials said Wednesday.
Silicon Valley's Hottest Neighborhood for Foreign Buyers: Old Palo AltoThe Bay Area housing market is red hot, but one neighborhood in Silicon Valley is even hotter for foreign buyers: Old Palo Alto.
San Francisco Supes Eliminate Several Fees For Affordable Housing ProjectsCreating affordable housing in San Francisco may get easier after the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved eliminating several fees for affordable housing developments.
ATF Joins Investigation Into Fire At Oakland Residential Construction SiteAgents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms have joined the investigation after a fire broke out at a residential construction site in North Oakland late Thursday night.
BART Expanding Elevator Attendant Program, Homeless Outreach TeamBART's board of directors voted Thursday to expand the elevator attendant program, expand the Homeless Outreach Team, and award a contract to upgrade the 19th Street Station in Oakland.
Leading San Francisco Landlord Accused Of Gaming Rent Control LoopholeTenants on rent control in San Francisco are fighting to stay, but they say large investors are pricing them out of their affordable apartments.