Coronavirus Update: Oakland Sets Up Coliseum-Area Hotels To House Homeless With COVID-19Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak began, health officials have feared what would happen if it became entrenched in the homeless population. On Monday, Oakland officials unveiled their strategy for trying to prevent that from happening.
San Francisco Supervisor Personally Funds Hotel Rooms For Homeless During Shelter-In-Place20 hotel rooms at the Oasis Hotel are no longer sitting vacant during the coronavirus pandemic after dozens of homeless families officially moved in.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Authorizes $150M To Protect Homeless From COVID-19California governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday authorized $150 million in emergency funding to protect homeless people in the state from the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Issues Executive Order To Protect Renters, HomeownersCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Monday to help protect renters and homeowners during the coronavirus pandemic, which includes halting evictions, slowing foreclosures and protecting against utility shutoffs.
San Jose Approves Moratorium On Evictions As Coronavirus Takes Toll On EconomyThe San Jose City Council unanimously approved Mayor Sam Liccardo's proposal to place a temporary moratorium on housing evictions for people economically affected by the coronavirus and are having trouble paying their rent.
Mixed Use Hotel, Condo Development Set To Break Ground In San JoseA new type of building development is coming to downtown San Jose that will combine a hotel with residential condos.
Berkeley Mayor Pushes Policy To Put Renters FirstBerkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin proposed a new housing policy Thursday aimed at giving renters first dibs when a property goes up for sale
'It's A Disgrace'; Gov. Newsom Dedicates State Of The State Address To HomelessnessCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday morning said he would focus on solving the state's growing homeless and housing issues during his state of the state address.
SB50: Proposal To Boost Housing Amid Crisis Falls Short In Final VoteSenate Bill 50 had failed in its final attempt to advance out of the State Senate on Thursday.
Officials Begin Dismantling Massive Santa Rosa Homeless EncampmentWednesday was the day Sonoma County said it would begin removing the homeless encampment along the Joe Rodota Trail in Santa Rosa. But that still leaves the biggest problem unsolved.
Contra Costa Supes Update 'In-Law Unit' OrdinanceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved updates to the county's accessory dwelling unit ordinance to comply with recent changes in state law.
Sonoma Co. Supes Vote To Open Emergency Homeless Shelter In Los GuilicosThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to open up an emergency homeless shelter near the juvenile detention center in Los Guilicos, a location many say is impractical.
Oakland Launches Homelessness AuditAn audit of homelessness services looks to determine just how many encampments there are and if clearing them is the best use of public money.
Newsom Orders Agencies To Find State Land To Use For Temporary Homeless SheltersGovernor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday directing agencies under his command to identify state land that could be used as temporary shelter locations for the homeless.
Walnut Creek Holds Community Forum To Discuss Solutions To HomelessnessThe city of Walnut Creek held a community forum Tuesday night to discuss solutions to homelessness in the city.