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.
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.
Author Moneeka Sawyer Talks About 'Your Amazing Itty Bitty Blissful Real Estate Investing Book'Author Moneeka Sawyer talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new book, 'Your Amazing Itty Bitty Blissful Real Estate Investing Book: 12 Steps to Building Massive Wealth on Your Terms.'
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.
High Home Prices Likely A Factor In Proposed South Bay School ClosuresEvergreen School District board members voted last week to potentially close or consolidate three schools and high real estate prices in the area could be a factor, according to district officials.
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.
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.
Bay Area Supercommuters Drive Stockton Rent Increases to 2nd-Highest in NationThe cost of housing is going up almost everywhere in California but people in Stockton are being hit hard as a dwindling supply meets a burgeoning demand from so-called "super-commuters" working in the Bay Area.
Gentrification Battle In East San Jose Puts Focus On Planning Commission MembershipA battle over gentrification in East San Jose is shaping up in the fast changing Alum Rock neighborhood.
Their Apartments Became Condos, Now They're Being EvictedTwo families in East Oakland are facing eviction because their rent-controlled apartments were turned into condos, or at least that’s what their landlord says happened.
Affordable Housing Developer Makes Apartments Unaffordable For ManyTenants in Antioch and Hayward say an affordable housing developer is making their apartment complexes unaffordable.
Bay Area Apartment Construction Up In 2019, But Lags Other Major AreasThe number of apartments to be built in the Bay Area is expected to rise in 2019, with more than 11,000 units being built.
Effects Of Housing Crisis, Homelessness Permeate State Of Living In The Bay AreaThe housing crisis has crept its way into every corner of life in California.
San Francisco Steal: 570 Square-Foot House Slashed To $599,000; Lowest Price In CityThe lowest priced house currently for sale in San Francisco's pricey real estate market just got cheaper.