San Jose Unions, Housing Activists Battle Business Leaders Over High-Rise Fee ReductionLabor unions in San Jose have joined together with affordable housing activists to battle once again with the city’s business leaders, this time over the proposed renewal of the Downtown High-Rise Fee Reduction Program.
South Bay Teachers Share Housing Struggle Stories At Santa Clara County Town HallSeveral South Bay teachers shared their stories of struggle during a Santa Clara County town hall meeting to discuss how the housing crisis affects them Tuesday evening.
Bay Area Apartment Construction Up In 2019, But Lags Other Major AreasThe number of apartments to be built in the Bay Area is expected to rise in 2019, with more than 11,000 units being built.
Mountain View Toxic Superfund Site Clean Enough For New Housing ConstructionA parcel of land in Mountain View which sits on the western edge of the Superfund boundary is now an active construction site after years of remediation and decontamination.
California May Soon Pass Statewide Rent Control BillGovernor Gavin Newsom reached an agreement with large landlord and tenant advocacy groups to advance a rent control bill.
Sunnyvale Mobile Home Park Sells for $237 MillionA mobile home park in Silicon Valley has sold for a massive nine-figure sum, the price of the property driven up by its proximity to several tech giants.
San Jose Streamlines Permits, Approvals To Build Affordable Backyard 'Granny Units'Recognizing the permit and approval process for so-called “granny units” as onerous, expensive, and time-consuming, the city of San Jose has streamlined the steps and cut red tape.
Community Groups Take Stand Against Redwood City Salt Ponds DevelopmentA renewed fight over the future of the Redwood City salt ponds as community groups push back over a developer's plans to build thousands of waterfront homes with help from the Trump administration.
Pleasanton Considers Allowing Taller Buildings Near Main StreetThe City of Pleasanton could soon open the door to new housing developments in the downtown area.
Tiny-Home Developments in San Jose Offer Alternative to HomelessnessSan Jose mayor Sam Liccardo joined members of the city council and the community to assemble 8-foot by 10-foot homeless shelters that will be part of the city's first-ever tiny home community.
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.
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.
Bay Area Home Sales Suffer June SwoonBay Area home sales in June were the lowest for that month in 11 years, according to the latest data from CoreLogic.
Campaign Calls On San Franciscans To Put Aside Differences, Tackle Homeless CrisisIt's a call for San Franciscans to stop shoe-gazing and instead ask that politicians build affordable housing right where you live.
Developer Eyes Alameda Shoreline For Ambitious Housing PlanA developer has an ambitious plan to add up to 1200 housing units to the Alameda shoreline.