Housing

Alfred Twu
Matt Bigler
January 09, 2019 - 3:53 pm
It's nearing the end of the line for more than 600 old BART cars, some of which have been carrying commuters since the 1970s. But transit officials are looking for ideas for how they cars can be used in their retirement.
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A communal kitchen in a Starcity co-housing apartment building will look like this.
Starcity
November 05, 2018 - 9:46 am
Imagine upscale apartments laid out like a college dorm where every resident has a private bedroom with a shared kitchen and living room.
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Homeless Encampment
Homeless Encampment (Photo credit: Matt Bigler/KCBS)
Carrie Hodousek
October 26, 2018 - 10:05 am
San Jose will pay people living on the streets to help keep them clean in a program set to launch next month.
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San Francisco Shopping Cart
Andrew Konieczny/Dreamstime
Carrie Hodousek
September 13, 2018 - 11:21 am
New numbers from the U.S. Census show nearly one in five Californians are struggling to get by.
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Downtown San Jose
Bradford Hornsby
September 07, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Zillow has released their study of most and least affordable metros in the United States.
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The stone breaker wall on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay (Photo credit: Troy Sappington)
Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay (Photo credit: Troy Sappington)
Phil Matier
June 25, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Insider Phil Matier explains the possible plans and how this will affect commuters...
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MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid are seen on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such a
(Photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
June 06, 2018 - 9:23 am
A proposal to ban the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products in San Francisco appears to be supported by the majority of the city's voters in Tuesday's election...
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View of the San Francisco Bay from a residential area in Oakland
(Photo credit: Andrei Gabriel Stanescu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:54 am
While a new tax to fund libraries in Oakland appears poised to pass comfortably in Tuesday's election, a sales tax hike in Alameda County was too close to call and could narrowly fail...
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San Francisco Row Homes
View of colorful San Francisco row homes looking down a steep city street (Photo credit: Andrew Konieczny)
Holly Quan
June 04, 2018 - 9:33 am
The high cost of Bay Area housing is prompting more people to consider greener pastures...
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Bay Bridge Tunnel Traffic
Dreamstime.com
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 04, 2018 - 6:25 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A new survey of Bay Area residents reveals 46% of them would rather be living somewhere else. The same poll put that number at 40% a year ago and 34% two years ago. The survey by the Bay Area Council, a business-backed public policy group, revealed rising...
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