Oakland: 'Keys To Equity' Project Helps Low-Income Black Homeowners Build In-Law UnitsA new program from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is giving low-income Black homeowners a chance to profit from their houses by building rental units on their property.
Supe Says San Francisco Rent Relief Programs Will Reach Only A Third Of Tenants In NeedJust one-third of tenants in San Francisco behind on rent will see any kind of help from local and state rent relief programs, which remain underfunded, San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston said Wednesday.
State Looking To Allow Adults To Add Parents To Health Insurance PlansLooking to increase health insurance coverage among low-income and undocumented families, California legislators proposed making the state the first to let adult children add their parents as dependents to their health insurance plans.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Launches Relief Fund For Low-Income ResidentsSanta Clara County officials unveiled an emergency fund Monday designed to help low income residents and families pay for rent and other basic needs during the growing coronavirus crisis.
Pricey San Jose Grappling With Displacement Of Low-Income RentersSan Jose is taking steps to slow down the displacement of low-income residents, who are struggling to survive in one of the most expensive cities in America.
Golden Gate Transit Approves Fare Discount ProgramThe lower fares will be available to eligible passengers only through the Clipper Card program.
San Francisco Leaders Approve Ban On Cashless StoresSan Francisco supervisors unanimously approved legislation requiring retailers to accept cash for payment.
San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Expands To Serve Thousands More In NeedThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is embarking on a major expansion of its facilities to serve tens of thousands of additional people in need of a meal.
San Francisco Promotes Plan To Provide Doulas For Low-Income MothersOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday were pushing to give low-income families better access to childbirth coaches or doulas.
HUD: $117,000 Now 'Low-Income' In 3 Bay Area CountiesFederal officials have recalculated what it means to be "low-income" in the Bay Area.
Report: San Mateo Co. Only Built 3,800 Homes While Adding 72K New JobsThe San Mateo Housing Leadership Council’s report says the data shows dire conditions for low-income workers who are forced to travel further to work in the county.
San Francisco's Below Market Rate Housing Is Out Of Reach For ManyBelow Market Rate units are hard to qualify for in San Francisco.
Feds: $100,000 'Low Income' In Parts Of Bay AreaNew figures from the federal government finds in parts of the Bay Area, some people who bring in a six-figure income can be considered "low-income."
Bail Reform Proposed To Help Poor Defendants In Santa Clara CountyReforms to the bail system could soon open jail cells in Santa Clara County, allowing hundreds of people waiting for their day in court to walk free.
Lawsuit Aims To End San Francisco’s Money-Based Bail SystemA class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court that claims San Francisco’s wealth-based pretrial detention system unfairly targets low-income inmates.