The problems of homelessness and gentrification seem to be getting worse every day. But now, Bay Area churches are stepping up to offer a down-to-earth solution to the housing crisis. John Ramos reports. (6-16-2019)

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Bay Area Churches Gift Surplus Land To Use For Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesThe problems of homelessness and gentrification seem to be getting worse every day. But now, Bay Area churches are stepping up to offer a down-to-earth solution to the housing crisis. John Ramos reports. (6-16-2019)
Luxury Condo Market in San Francisco Still HotReal estate analysts say the condo market in the city by the bay is still wild. The current median condo sales price in San Francisco is $1.25 million. Betty Yu reports. (6-14-19)
Residents Of Marin County Mobile Home Park Panicking Over Rent IncreasesTenants of a mobile home park in Marin County are panicking over rent increases that may cause some to lose their homes. It is a group of people who are especially vulnerable to the housing crisis. John Ramos reports. (6-12-2019)
IPO Wealth Begins Showing Up in Rising Bay Area Home SalesThere is an increase in buyer activity across the Bay Area suggesting that IPO expectations are already showing up in the real estate market. Betty Yu reports. (5-30-19)
Crews Begin Clearing Homeless Tree House Dwellings in FremontThe occupants of 5 to 6 ramshackle tree houses built on private industrial park near Stevenson Boulevard and I-880 in Fremont are facing eviction. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-30-19)
New CA Bill Aims To Combat Housing Crisis By Creating Regional 'Housing Alliance'State lawmakers say the affordable housing crisis has become so severe that a piecemeal solution--allowing individual communities, cities and counties to decide how to tackle the problem--just won't work anymore. Devin Fehely reports. (5-26-2019)
Glassdoor Plans Move Into Downtown San FranciscoDespite a wave of tech companies abandoning San Francisco a heavy-hitter now headquartered in Marin County, is moving in. Susie Steimle reports. (5-24-19)
Santa Clara County Schools May Be On Hook For 49ers Tax RebateSanta Clara County schools are carefully monitoring a new lawsuit by the county against the 49ers, challenging a multi-million dollar, Levi's Stadium property tax rebate given to the team. Kiet Do reports if the 49ers prevail, schools will have to fork over most of the money. (5/21/19)
Talking Politics: Candidate Inflation / HousingHow many more Democrats will run for president? Also, housing in California becomes another "third rail" of local politics. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown discuss. (5-19-19)

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At Issue: Housing and Homelessness in the Bay AreaKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with California state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) (5-19-19)
Oakland Tenants Prevail in 'Renoviction' LawsuitA group of tenants in Oakland lawyered up and now they're getting a settlement of $575,000 in a so-called "renoviction" case but neither side feels as though they've won. Susie Steimle reports. (5-17-19)
Empty Palo Alto Lot Hits Market For $9 MillionIf you've got $9 million, a parcel of land in Old Palo Alto is all yours, but there's a catch: there's no home, no garage and no driveway. Just an 11,375 square foot lot at 1628 Bryant St. Maria Medina reports. (5-15-2019)
SF Renters Say Non-Stop Renovations Amount to Eviction HarassmentMore than 100 tenants of San Francisco's biggest landlord tell us they think he’s trying to annoy them into self-eviction. Susie Steimle reports. (5-9-19)
San Jose Residential Neighborhoods Threatened by Building Boom, Zoning ChangesSan Jose is considering new rules that would allow builders to add additional apartment units on property zoned for single family homes. Len Ramirez reports. (5-9-19)
Neighborhood Near SAP Center Gets New Life Through Urban DevelopmentsThe North San Pedro St. area is one of the oldest sections of downtown San Jose. After decades of blight and neglect, it's seeing new life spring up in the shadow of the SAP Center. Len Ramirez reports. (5-8-2019)
Popular Santa Clara Golf Course To Close As City Plans Massive DevelopmentThe city of Santa Clara will soon shut down its long running golf course to make way for a massive mixed use development that will dwarf even the mega-campus Google is planning to build in downtown San Jose. Devin Fehely reports. (5-8-2019)
Neighbors Concerned Over Massive Redevelopment Near Berryessa BART StationPlans are moving forward for a new development near a pair of soon-to-be-open BART stations. The Berryessa and Milpitas stations could be surrounded by new housing and office space, but not everyone is sold on the idea. Devin Fehely reports. (5-5-2019)
Plan to Develop Alameda Point Would Have It Transformed Into Enterprise HubRe-developing the island of Alameda's former Navy base has proved to be a slow process but, as John Ramos reports, the city has a new strategy it hopes will transform the area into an economic powerhouse. (5-4-19)
Buyers of S.F. House Shrug Off Previous Owner's DecapitationIf you don't mind the gruesome murder that happened there, the $1.5 million asking price for a rundown house on lots in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood could be considered a steal. Da Lin reports. (5-4-19)
Dublin and Newark Boom as Other Bay Area Cities Shed ResidentsThe high cost of housing is driving plenty of people out of the Bay Area but two Alameda County cities have found a way to draw people in. Da Lin reports. (5-3-19)
101-Year-Old Woman Evicted from Santa Rosa Senior Living Facility101-year-old Mabel Barnfield and her 90-year-old sister Betty James are learning first-hand how older residents are becoming victims of the greater Bay Area’s brutal housing crunch. Susie Steimle reports. (5-2-19)
Concord May Day Rally Focuses On Tenants' RightsA May Day rally in Concord equated workers' rights to tenants' rights. Advocates say working class families are getting pushed out of cities like Concord. Andria Borba reports. (5-1-2019)
Median Home Price In San Jose Drops Ever So SlightlyThe median price for a home in San Jose is still over $1 million, but experts say there are changes on the horizon. For the first time in 7 years, home prices in San Jose dropped 0.2 percent from the year before. Christin Ayers reports. (4-22-2019)
San Jose Breaks Ground on Major Homeless Housing ProjectThe North San Pedro studios will bring permanent housing to homeless veterans and chronically homeless people who have been living in shelters or on the streets. Len Ramirez reports. (4-19-19)
Ad Campaign Opposing State Housing Bill Called Racist, OffensiveCritics call ads opposing state legislation for construction of new housing near public transit ploys to stir up resentment from African Americans. Melissa Caen reports. (4-19-19)
'Picture Perfect' San Francisco Homes Make Their Owners Real MoneyThere are ways for you to make money with your home even when you're not there -- if your house is "picture perfect." Sharon Chin reports (4-18-19)
Quirky San Francisco Home That Looks Like Artwork Sells Over Asking PriceA quirky, colorful home in The Sunset that has recently become a tourist and Instagrammer hot spot sold for $550,000 over the asking price. Betty Yu reports. (4-16-2019)
Big IPOs Add Even More Pressure To Red-Hot Bay Area Housing MarketWith more and more Bay Area companies going public, it's making the already red-hot housing market even more competitive. Betty Yu reports. (4-10-2019)
Proposed Homeless Shelter on SF Embarcadero Sparks Dueling Online CampaignsThere are currently competing GoFundMe campaigns in which people have given tens of thousands of dollars either in support of- or opposition to a massive homeless shelter on the San Francisco waterfront. Devin Fehely reports. (3-30-19)

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