Oakland Hit With Lawsuit Over Failure To Clean Up Homeless Campseveral groups have filed a lawsuit against the City of Oakland for failing to enforce a policy requiring the city to clean up homeless encampments and move residents into housing.
Larkspur Plan Would Convert Fmr. Skilled Nursing Facility Into Housing For Homeless AdultsA former skilled nursing facility in Larkspur is being eyed as a potential new Project Homekey site for housing people who are currently homeless.
South Bay Lawmakers Vote To Fund Housing, Food, Employment Assistance For Afghan RefugeesSanta Clara County has devoted nearly $1 million dollars in new funding to assist Afghan refugees resettling in the South Bay.
Longtime Landlords to Pay Oakland $3.9M for Tenants' Rights ViolationsTwo rental property owners and/or their companies will pay the city of Oakland more than $3.9 million for violating the rights of tenants, Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker's Office announced Monday.
'People Still Want To Live In The Bay Area' - Housing Market Not Slowing Even In PandemicThe Bay Area's hot housing market is showing no signs of slowing down even in the middle of a global pandemic.
Plans To Create Permanent Homeless Housing at SF Japantown Hotel Face PushbackA San Francisco effort to get more homeless off the street is facing a funding deadline, and a lot of resistance in the city's Japantown neighborhood.
SJSU Offers A Place To Sleep, Dining Passes, Free Parking To Homeless StudentsAfter years of pleading for help, struggling San Jose State University students are finally getting their demands met. The college began offering one dozen beds inside dormitories at the beginning of this semester.
Facebook Announces First Affordable Housing Projects In $150M Initiative To Help Solve Housing CrunchFacebook gave the thumbs up to four new housing projects in the Bay Area, targeting people living on the streets, people in danger of becoming homeless and the very low income.
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.
California Residents Give Opinions in CBS Poll on Housing, Life in StateCBS has commissioned a poll of 1,800 Californians to find out what they think on a number of issues, including their feelings about the Golden State itself.
Plan For Urban Village At San Jose's New BART Station Raises Concerns With Local BusinessesThe Little Portugal neighborhood near Five Wounds church in San Jose will be transformed when BART pushes into downtown San Jose of the next decade.
'Mountain View Is My City Too' - Lawsuit Filed Over City's RV Parking BanThe city of Mountain View is facing a federal lawsuit alleging a voter-approved measure which places new restrictions on where people living in RVs can park their vehicles is unconstitutional and inhumane.
Controversial Tassajara Parks Subdivision Near Danville Approved; Water Questions RemainContra Costa County supervisors voted Tuesday to allow a controversial housing development near Danville, but questions remain about how water will be supplied to more than 120 homes that would be built.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve 277-Home Development Near Discovery BayThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the proposed 277-lot Pantages Bay housing development near Discovery Bay.
Zillow: Time To Save For 20% Down Payment In Bay Area Grows To Nearly 17 YearsIn another daunting sign for prospective Bay Area home buyers, the time for an average renter to save a down payment on a starter home has grown, according to Zillow.