Bill Allowing ADUs To Bypass Local Zoning Ordinances Passes In California SenateSpurred by an affordable housing shortage, spiking home prices and intractable homelessness, California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the second of two measures designed to cut through local zoning ordinances.
Students Camp Out For Days To Secure Off-Campus Housing At Santa Clara UniversityA shortage of off-campus housing at Santa Clara University caused dozens of students to camp out for the last four nights to secure a place to live for next fall.
California On Pace To Permit Under 100K Homes This Year; Worst Since RecessionDespite strong demand for homes amid the state's housing crisis, new figures show the number of residential building permits issued this year is on pace to be the lowest since the Great Recession.
San Jose Eases Restrictions On Homeowner In-Law UnitsSan Jose is looking in its own backyard to solve its housing shortage, with the city making it easier for homeowners to build small units on their land.
Tough Housing Market Awaits Wine Country Wildfire VictimsThe many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.
Peninsula 60,000 Housing Units Short, Report SaysThe San Francisco Bay Area’s Peninsula region is short tens of thousands of housing units because of strong job and population growth over the last nine years.