Housing

House For Rent / Home Rental
Tim Ryan
May 01, 2020 - 8:46 am
With May rent due, housing activists say eviction moratoriums are not enough to help renters struggling to pay their bills in the coronavirus pandemic.
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Apartment for Rent Sign
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Melissa Culross
April 14, 2020 - 6:51 am
Economic crises and recessions historically lead to a softening of the rental market. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting large parts of the economy across the country and here in the Bay Area, experts say it is possible rents will fall once again.
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Kathy Novak
April 01, 2020 - 4:33 pm
Renters across the Bay Area have organized to strike against paying their landlords, after losing income due to coronavirus shelter in place orders.
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Scene outside West Oakland home where eviction order was served January 14, 2020
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 14, 2020 - 6:49 am
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) -- Alameda County Sheriff's deputies, some in riot gear, broke down the door of a home in West Oakland before dawn Tuesday morning, ending the occupation by a group of squatters calling themselves "Moms 4 Housing". Two of the women were arrested, along with a man who was inside...
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Californians Move Out Of State As Housing Prices Soar
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Margie Shafer
November 05, 2019 - 12:21 pm
More residents are leaving California than moving into the Golden State, according to new data from the Census Bureau.
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A Bay Area home for sale.
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August 30, 2019 - 8:12 am
Bay Area median homes prices fell on a year-over-year basis for the third month in a row in July. The median price for a Bay Area home slipped to $815,000 in July, down by $41,000 from the median price in June, according to research firm CoreLogic. That's a 5% decrease. A year ago, the median price...
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Flooding in Guerneville February 28, 2019
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Holly Quan
August 22, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Six months after a historic flood on the Russian River damaged much of the housing stock along the water, many residents are not sure if they will be able to stay.
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Matt Bigler
August 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
Facebook users claim the social media site discriminated against them because its ad policy allowed housing agents to hide offers from certain groups based on age, gender and ethnicity.
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A member of the Richmond, California chapter of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) walks by an abandoned garage during a bus tour of foreclosed and blighted properties on July 13, 2012 in Richmond, California.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 9:17 am
Hundreds of millions of dollars would be dedicated to rental assistance and fighting home foreclosures in California under a new plan trumpeted by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf
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Jennifer Hodges
February 06, 2019 - 10:45 am
Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf told a joke about "building a wall" around his city during his recent State of the City address. Housing advocates weren't amused.
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