S.F. Assemblyman's Proposed Bill Clips Tax Breaks for Upscale California HomeownersCalifornia would raise taxes on some homeowners and use the money to pay for homeless services under a bill proposed Thursday by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.)
Controversial Housing Bill SB50 Reintroduced To Mixed ReceptionA controversial bill aimed at increasing the housing supply across California was reintroduced Tuesday morning.
Nonprofit 'Oakland Pride' Loses Headquarters To GentrificationA San Francisco-based real estate firm intends to turn the building that housed Oakland Pride's headquarters for nearly 20 years into shared tech space.
Bay Area In 2010s: Soaring Real Estate Prices Ending The California DreamLocated on a nice, quiet Daly City neighborhood street, the 1,570-square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath house at 872 N Mayfair Ave. would be considered a nice starter home in much of the nation.
Single Homeless Moms Get Reprieve On Eviction From Oakland HomeA pair of homeless Oakland mothers occupying a vacant home as a housing protest on Thursday was given another four days to make their case.
Support From Oakland Officials May Not Help Single, Homeless Moms In Eviction FightA group of single moms and housing activists facing potential eviction in Oakland is due in court Thursday and fresh support from city councilmembers may not help their cause.
Property Owner Asks Homeless Moms To Leave Vacant Oakland HouseIn a new twist to the ongoing battle over a vacant West Oakland house that was taken over by two homeless mothers last month, the house's owners said on Monday that they want the women to leave so they can use the property to help disadvantaged local young people.
$1.1M Los Gatos Home Hits Market For $274K As Part Of Housing ProgramA $1.1 million home in Los Gatos is raising some eyebrows after it hit the market for $274,000, and it's not a tear down.
Client Had Described Berkeley Navigation Center As 'Dangerous and Deplorable'James Wood says he was so afraid, he cried the first night he stayed in Berkeley’s STAIR navigation center.
CoCo County Draws Would-Be Homeowners From Around Bay AreaAbout two-thirds of the homes in Contra Costa County are occupied by their owners, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. One of the main reasons is affordability, relative to other Bay Area counties.
Google Buys Cisco Buildings, Continues Silicon Valley ExpansionGoogle is expanding its footprint in San Jose yet again, setting the stage for another mega campus along the N. First Street corridor and ending the year on an unprecedented shopping spree of South Bay properties.
Condemned Fremont Home Bought Last Year Gets Modern Makeover, Relisted For Nearly $3MA condemned Fremont home with a collapsing ceiling, mildew and a rotting structure that sold for $1.23 million last year is no more. In its place is a brand new, two-story custom green home that went on the market Thanksgiving Day for $2.88 million.
Dozens Say Taxpayer-Funded Housing Program Isn't WorkingBay 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.
Mountain View Officials Announce Policy Requiring New Homes With Office DevelopmentsThe city of Mountain View is sending a clear message to developers: no new office buildings without an equal amount of new homes.
Independent Energy Homes Not Yet Taking Off Despite Fires, Power Outages In North BayAfter a week of intermittent power outages in the North Bay, the concept of being free from the grid seems pretty appealing. But even in an area hit hard by disaster, the idea is taking some getting used to.