Dozens Say Taxpayer-Funded Housing Program Put Them Back On The StreetBay Area Community Services (BACS) is the largest housing solutions program in the Bay Area and it's largely funded by tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. But dozens of people say they're back out on the street because of BACS.
Mother And Son Kicked Out Of Homeless Shelter For Mental Health OutburstA mother and her son were on a waitlist for a homeless shelter for 18 months and once they got in, they were kicked out eight months later due to a mental health outburst.
Homeowners In Fire Zones Lose Insurance CoverageAs fires ravage California each year, more homeowners are at risk of losing their insurance.
Small Property Owners Want To Continue Raising Rents To Pay Off Their DebtSmall property owners showed up in droves to the Rent Board this week to debate whether landlords should be required to disclose their finances to pass along any debt. Currently, they don’t have to, and tenants want that to change.
UCSF Researchers Focus On 'Aging Into Homelessness' In Bay AreaAt a time when most of his peers are collecting their pensions, Earl Pratt is collecting cans. At 57 years old, he's homeless for the first time in his life.
Affordable Housing At The Ballot Box: More Politics Than Progress?Politicians in San Francisco say Propositions A and E will have a significant impact on the city’s ability to build much needed affordable housing, but even some supporters say Prop E is overhyped.
San Francisco Landlord Agrees To Stop Passthrough Rent Increases On TenantsA fight between rent controlled tenants and San Francisco’s largest landlord has reached a truce.
Low Income Seniors At Risk Of Homelessness In NovatoMore than 100 low income senior citizens living in affordable housing in Novato are worried they’re being priced out.
Vallco Redevelopment Battle In Cupertino Highlights Barriers To Building Homes In The Bay AreaThe Bay Area earned a new title this year: the region is officially the most expensive place to build in the world.
Teachers Become Super-Commuters To Work In San FranciscoMost people have that one teacher who changed the course of their life forever, but increasingly, students in the Bay Area are losing the opportunity to have that kind of relationship with an educator.
Tiny Homes: A Movement Or A Solution To Homelessness?It’s a small but growing movement in the Bay Area: living tiny. Community leaders are increasingly deploying tiny homes to help the homeless.
Landlords Might Have To Disclose Finances To Raise RentLandlords in San Francisco might soon have to disclose their finances to raise their tenants' rent after the Rent Board Commission considered new regulations Tuesday night.
Corporate Rentals Move Into San Francisco’s Rent Controlled BuildingsIt’s an $18 billion industry in the United States and San Francisco is at the center of it. Short-term rental laws that were designed to preserve the city’s existing housing stock back in 2015 spurred growth for yet another tech disruptor.
Heart Transplant Patient Worries Her Affordable Housing Is Compromising Her HealthA woman who has been fighting heart failure her entire life is trying to survive in affordable housing, which she worries is compromising her health.
Sue The Suburbs: One Nonprofit’s Plan To Solve The Housing CrisisSonja Trauss, a self-proclaimed "YIMBY," has a plan to help solve the housing crisis: she’s suing the suburbs.