Housing Crisis: Newsom Signs Measures To Allow For More Duplexes, Apartments Near TransitTwo days after surviving the recall effort against him, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills aimed at addressing the housing shortage and affordability crisis, one of the state's most pressing issues.
Housing Crisis: California Lawmakers Advance Zoning Bills To Promote Homebuilding Amid ShortageSpurred by an affordable housing shortage, spiking home prices and intractable homelessness, California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the second of two measures designed to cut through local zoning ordinances.
San Francisco Supe Calls For Allowing 4-Unit Apartments In Corner Lots To Alleviate Housing CrunchSan Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed legislation that would allow for small apartment complexes with up to four units to be built in areas of the city currently reserved for single-family homes.
KPIX Vote Smart: Measure T Aims To Stop Developers Of Antioch's Sand Creek Focus AreaThe Sand Creek Focus Area looks like open space, but it's actually zoned for residential use and a number of developers would like to start building. Measure T would prevent that.
Couple Transforms Shipping Containers Into Tiny Homes Near Port Of OaklandLuke Iseman and Heather Stewart were tired of San Franciso's sky-high housing costs, so for $2,300 -- less than the cost of renting a one-bedroom in San Francisco -- the couple bought a used shipping container from the Port of Oakland.
Businesses In Court This Week To Ask Federal Judge To Reopen Drakes Bay Oyster Co. The imperiled Drakes Bay Oyster Company in the Point Reyes National Seashore may have one more day in court after all. A group of businesses claim they rely on the company and are ready to ask a federal judge that it reopen.