Project Home: Biden's 'Ambitious' Housing Plan Lauded By Bay Area AdvocatesA top priority in the first 100 days of the Biden administration will be a housing plan, if Congress approves the current proposal, one in every five Californians could receive rental assistance from the federal government.
Teachers, District Workers To Get First Priority At New Affordable Housing Project In AlamedaThe Rosefield Village Project in Alameda will give priority to Alameda Unified School District employees searching for affordable housing, something greatly needed during these times in this area.
Oakland Spends Homekey Funds On Single Family Homes For HomelessThe goal of a new $10 million housing plan in Oakland is to create homes for people pushed into homelessness. It’s called Project Reclamation.
Project Home: 'Big Wave' Community To House Special Needs Adults In Half Moon Bay After Decades-Long BattleAfter two decades of public pushback, a community for developmentally disabled adults is finally being built in Half Moon Bay.
Resistance To Multi-Unit Housing Helping Keep Marin County Racially SegregatedMarin was recently identified as the most racially segregated county in the Bay Area and what’s happening on a piece of property in Mill Valley may hold the reason why.
BIPOC Trans Artists At Odds With Non-Profit Over Future Of SF's Red Victorian HotelArtists on Haight Street have found an unusual way to try to save their housing -- a weekly drag show. Large crowds are fanning out in front of The Red Victorian every Saturday night, but the real drama is what’s taking place off-stage.
East Bay Firefighters Call on Oakley to Pause New Development, Pay More for ServiceThe East Contra Costa fire district sent a letter to the Oakley city council telling them to stop approving new residential and commercial projects until they pay up and increase impact fees charged on developers.
Google Unveils More Details About Massive Downtown San Jose DevelopmentNew plans released by Google on Thursday show how the company plans to transform the area around the Diridon Station in downtown San Jose.
California’s Prop 21 Would Let Cities Expand Rent ControlCalifornians will vote on whether to let cities expand rent control as the state grapples with soaring housing costs and a dire need for more home construction.
San Francisco Rents Continued Steep Pandemic Nosedive In SeptemberThe steady drop in San Francisco monthly rents triggered by the economic chaos triggered by COVID pandemic in mid-March continued in the month of September, according to a survey released Wednesday by apartmentlist.com.
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.
State Housing Mandate Doubles What Bay Area Needs to BuildThe Bay Area has a new assignment from the state: build nearly 450,000 homes in the next eight years or risk losing control over where they go.
San Francisco Monthly 1-Bedroom Rental Cost Continues Downward TrendSan Francisco remains the most expensive American city when it comes to renting a one-bedroom apartment, but the monthly hit to the pocketbook will continue to drop amid the exodus from the San Francisco Bay Area of remote workers searching for more affordable housing.
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.
Local Startup Helps Bay Area Teachers Buy HomesWhile lack of affordable housing is the number one reason many educators leave the Bay Area, one local startup is hoping to help with that problem.