San Francisco Weighs Permanent COVID-19 Eviction ProtectionsCity officials in San Francisco are considering extending eviction protections that were put in place during COVID-19 indefinitely.
Future Uncertain For Tenants In Rent-Controlled Building On UC Berkeley CampusIn a sea of bright orange brick that marks the grandiosity of the University of California, Berkeley campus, tenants inside a 111-year-old building on Walnut St. are fighting to keep their heads above water.
Local Rents Poised For Pandemic-Induced Drop May Trigger Even Worse Affordability CrisisEconomists predict market-rate rent will drop in the Bay Area, which sounds like good news to the rent-burdened region, but the drop will likely worsen the housing affordability crisis for years to come.
Coronavirus Pandemic Spawns Scams Surrounding Bay Area Apartment ListingsScams related to COVID-19 are on the rise, and in the Bay Area that means more fake apartment listings.
Project Home: Bay Area Real Estate Market Chilled By Coronavirus Economic ImpactIt’s the spring selling season, which usually means home sales spike and excited prospective buyers spend their weekends jumping from open house to open house, but since the pandemic hit things have gone quiet.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco's Densely Populated Chinatown Struggles With Social DistancingOne of Chinatown's charms is it's bustle. The tight knit community is known for being just that, small and dense. During COVID-19 it's very essence is now it's greatest threat.
Homeless Pregnant Mother Helped Off Street By NonprofitWhen KPIX first met Erin Finafrock in November of 2019, she was homeless and pregnant sleeping in a tent in Oakland. Soon after, a nonprofit intervened and helped her get off the street, just in time for the surprise of her life.
Shelter-In-Place, Social Distancing Elusive For Thousands Of Bay Area Homeless During Coronavirus PandemicOn week four of a shelter-in-place order, tens of thousands of unhoused people in the Bay Area are still unable to do so.
California Homeowners Wonder How To Pay Mortgage As Renters Withhold Payments Amid Coronavirus ShelteringMore than one million Californians have already filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. That massive loss of income has many wondering how to pay bills that are due next week.
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.
Evictions, Utility Shutoffs Continue In California During Coronavirus OutbreakLast week, the Bay Area received an order to shelter-in-place in the comfort of our own homes, which for many has been rather uncomfortable, especially if you’re now worried about how to pay for where you’re supposed to stay put.
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations.
Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak
Nonprofits Worry Coronavirus Will Exacerbate The Housing CrisisWhen a novel coronavirus outbreak threatens to shut down schools in the Bay Area, it places even more pressure on those who are barely making ends meet.
Caltrain Adopts 30 Percent Affordable Housing PolicyPeninsula residents can expect to see more affordable housing built along the Caltrain corridor in the near future, that's a promise from the board of directors. Caltrain recently committed that for all future construction, 30 percent of the units built will be allocated for affordable housing.