Santa Clara County Extends Eviction Moratorium In Unincorporated Areas Through SeptemberSanta Clara County has passed an eviction moratorium for unincorporated areas of the county as the state's tenant protections are set to expire at the end of the month.
East Palo Alto Pledges $2M To Help Residents Of Mobile Home Park Buy Their LotsResidents of the Palo Mobile Estates mobile home park in East Palo Alto may have the opportunity this summer to purchase the lots they're currently renting.
California Eyes Shuttered Malls, Stores For New Housing To Address Ongoing ShortageCalifornia state lawmakers are grappling with a particularly 21st-century problem: What to do with the growing number of shopping malls and big box retail stores left empty by consumers shifting their purchases to the web.
COVID Housing: Bay Area Rents On The Rise Again After Year Of Pandemic DeclinesAfter more than a year of rent declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cost of renting is once again on the rise in the Bay Area, according to a new report.
San Francisco Supe Calls For Allowing 4-Unit Apartments In Corner Lots To Alleviate Housing CrunchSan Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed legislation that would allow for small apartment complexes with up to four units to be built in areas of the city currently reserved for single-family homes.
San Jose Looks At Ending Cycle Of Homeless Sweeps; Establishing 'Humanitarian Zones' At Some SitesLeaders in San Jose are discussing a new plan to end homeless sweeps. Instead of constantly putting unhoused people on the move, some camps would be reclassified as so-called "humanitarian zones" and go off limits for months or even longer.
Mayor London Breed Calls For Street Wellness Response Team To Help San Francisco's HomelessSan Francisco Mayor London Breed is attempting to create a new medical and social service response program for the city's homeless residents as an alternative to police responses to 911 and 311 calls for non-violent behavior.
Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium; What Does It Mean For Bay Area Renters?A federal judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions.
Tents Housing Homeless On San Francisco Streets Down 65% In A Year, City SaysThe number of tents housing homeless residents on San Francisco streets dropped by 65 percent over the last year, marking the lowest tent count seen in the city over the last two years, city officials said Wednesday.
COVID Housing: San Mateo Advocates Call For Extension Of Renter Protections Past JuneDozens of advocates and residents on Tuesday urged San Mateo County supervisors to extend renter protections after the statewide eviction moratorium expires at the end of June.
Big City Mayors Call On State To Allocate $20 Billion Over 5 Years To Curb HomelessnessCalifornia's Big City Mayors, a coalition of mayors from the 13 largest cities, are calling on the state to allocate half of its $40 billion surplus to local governments to curb and end homelessness.
Man Fatally Shot During Apparent Landlord-Tenant Dispute In AntiochA man was killed and another man was detained in a shooting that stemmed from an apparent landlord-tenant dispute in Antioch on Wednesday morning.
Dublin Council Unanimously Approves $10 Million For Affordable Housing Development Near BART StationThe Dublin City Council agreed Tuesday to partner with non-profit developer BRIDGE Housing on a 308-unit project near the West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that will be 100 percent affordable housing.
Dublin Considers Proposal To Build 300 Affordable Housing Units Near West Dublin / Pleasanton BARTThe Dublin City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal to build a 308-unit project near the West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station the city says would be considered 100% affordable housing.
Construction Workers On Vallejo Bridge Project Find 2 People Living In CaveConstruction workers rebuilding a bridge in Vallejo on Friday unexpectedly found two people living in a cave dug into an embankment, authorities said.