Project Home: Lawmakers Push to Repeal Article 34, Call Language in California's Constitution RacistLawmakers hope 2020 has made Californians ready for to strike down Article 34, as the pandemic created a space for introspection.
Family of Five Facing Eviction Despite Statewide Eviction MoratoriumDespite a statewide eviction moratorium, Jim Walker, his wife and their three children are at risk of losing their rent controlled home of 30 years. In May, they received a notice to vacate by August 20.
Alameda Landlord Under Fire After Serving Eviction Notice To Holocaust SurvivorDemonstrators rallied in Alameda on Saturday afternoon to keep a Holocaust survivor from being evicted from his apartment.
San Jose Set To Bar Discrimination Against Renters With Section 8 Vouchers Amid the ongoing housing crisis, the city of San Jose is on the verge of adopting a new ordinance to make it easier for low-income residents to find housing.
San Francisco Sues Landlord, Agent For Refusing To Accept Housing VouchersSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has sued a landlord and an apartment real estate agent for allegedly refusing to accept federal housing vouchers to subsidize apartment rents.
Section 8 Tenants In Santa Clara County Hit Hard By Federal CutsFederal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
Silicon Valley Housing Advocates Speak Out Against Section 8 Sequester CutsAffordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
Antioch To Settle Lawsuit Claiming Police Harassment Of Black Section 8 RentersThe city of Antioch agreed to pay $360,000 to settle a class action lawsuit alleging police formed a special unit to target and harass black residents who received subsidized rent.
Peninsula Group To Fight Cuts To Low-Income Housing AssistanceA Peninsula group that helps the homeless is condemening a bid by House Republicans to make deep cuts to federal low-income housing assistance.
Demand Remains High For Affordable Housing In Oakland10,000 Section 8 applicants will be selected from an expected pool of 100,000 for eligibility screening.