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.
Thousands Of Below Market Rate Housing Units Disappearing, Putting Seniors At RiskAffordable housing in California, already an extremely rare commodity, will likely become even more rare in the next decade.
California Judicial Council Votes To End Eviction Protections As Lawmakers Mull FixCalifornia will resume eviction and foreclosure proceedings on Sept. 2, stoking fears of a wave of evictions during the coronavirus pandemic unless the governor and state Legislature can agree on a proposal to extend protections into 2021.
Contra Costa Supervisors Set To Approve 284 Apartments Near Pleasant Hill BARTA six-story, 284-unit apartment building just north of the Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART station could be approved Tuesday.
Contra Costa Supervisors Extend Moratorium On Evictions, Rent Increases Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe supervisors first approved the eviction moratorium and rent freeze in March, as the pandemic was beginning, and extended them in May.
Massive Fire Erupts At Concord Townhouse Complex Under ConstructionA late night two-alarm fire raced through a townhouse construction project early Friday, heavily damaging several units before crews were able to bring it under control.
Drastic Drops: Median San Francisco 1-Bedroom Rent Down Nearly 12% Amid COVID-19 PandemicRents for one bedroom apartments in San Francisco in June were down nearly 12 percent from this time last year.
Yes In God's Back Yard: State Senate Approves Allowing Affordable Housing On Church LotsA bill that would spur the development of affordable housing on church parking lots and property owned by houses of worship has passed the State Senate.
San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On BallotSan Francisco supervisors introduced several charter amendments that will be decided by voters this November.
BART Approves Mixed Use Development At West Oakland StationThe BART Board of Directors this week approved a mixed-use housing development at the West Oakland station that will include some 350,000 square feet of retail and office space.
Coronavirus Update: Hayward Offering Rent Relief Grants For Residents At Risk Of DisplacementThe city of Hayward announced Wednesday rent relief grants for residents impacted financially by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Santa Clara Supes Hold Off On Extending Coronavirus Eviction MoratoriumThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors punted Tuesday on a potential extension of the county's temporary moratorium on evictions.