As Californians Exit East, Reno Motels Become Last Resort for Low-Cost HousingSilicon Valley firms from Apple to Tesla have set up operations in the Reno area, bringing waves of tech workers. For Reno's down-and-out, however, the boom has pushed housing prices up and the tourist town's many motor lodges have become their housing of last resort.
Bay Area Housing Struggles Extend To Farm-Rich SalinasMiddle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires.
Oakland Mayor Announces $9 Million Program To Prevent HomelessnessAs the region’s pricey housing market forces more residents to camp on city streets and huddle under freeways, Oakland Monday unveiled a $9 million initiative to help those on the verge of losing a roof over their heads.
San Francisco Mayor Creates Position To Streamline Housing ProductionSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday she’s created a new position, the director of housing delivery, charged with helping the city produce more housing in a timely manner.
RV 'Landlords' Renting To Homeless, Low-Income Workers In Silicon ValleyA new kind of landlord has popped up the Bay Area, where affordable housing can be notoriously out of reach. These landlords’ rentals come with four wheels.
Battle Underway To Repeal Mountain View Rent Control MeasureA rent control fight heating up in Mountain View between property owners and housing advocates could extend into 2020.
Laurene Powell Jobs Buys Large Swath Of Land In East Palo AltoA huge swath of land in East Palo Alto is now owned by a company associated with the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, the latest in a series of purchases by the company.
Oakland Mayor Scolds Cupertino Over Affordable Housing PolicyOakland's mayor is calling out Cupertino for not pulling its weight to deal with the housing crisis.