California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Tuesday that authorizes local governments to halt evictions of renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through September 30.
A new report suggests more homeowners are looking to relocate from major Bay Area cities and other metropolitan areas in part due to the pandemic.
The Mandela Station Transit Oriented Development will have 762 housing units, 30 percent of which will be designated as affordable, 50,000 square feet of retail space, 300,000 square feet of office space and various amenities such as wider sidewalks and more crosswalks for pedestrians.
That moratorium is set to expire May 31; the supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday whether to extend the moratorium until June 30.
The company operates the largest property management company in San Francisco.
The county's moratorium currently ends at the end of the month but allows the board to extend or shorten its duration depending on the state of the pandemic.
Tenants worried about paying rent during the coronavirus crisis can use a new tool unveiled earlier this week by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to check whether they are protected under a federal eviction moratorium.
Some South Bay renters took to the streets on May Day, calling for a pass on first-of-the-month rental payments.
Sales of new single-family homes dropped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 last month, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Governor Gavin Newsom spoke at noon on Saturday, April 18, 2020 outside of a Motel 6 in Santa Clara County.
Alameda County has housed some 70 homeless residents in local hotel rooms during the novel coronavirus pandemic with plans for hundreds more, a spokeswoman for the county said Thursday.
Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on Friday temporarily banning the enforcement of eviction orders for California renters affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Some Bay Area cities have called for a halt on evictions because of non-payment amid the coronavirus crisis, but the long-term future for renters is still uncertain.
Bank of America has announced it will also implement a series of actions aimed at creating financial ease for its customers.
Many living paycheck-to-paycheck were left wondering how their rent and other expenses will be payed as their incomes dwindled.
As the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area continues to experience a housing crisis, some Angelenos are finding a unique solution and one that is small, really small.
Under Senate Bill 899, nonprofit hospitals and faith institutions like churches, synagogues and mosques, would be able to build up to 150 affordable housing units on their excess property, regardless if local zoning prohibits that type of housing.
It's been years in the making and now San Jose's first tiny home community officially opened on Thursday, complete with security and resident services.
For nearly four decades, Ariel Outreach Mission in Oakland has helped people and families struggling with housing insecurity find a permenant place to call home.
The county's Community Development Agency is seeking stories from unit owners and renters to encourage the county's cities and towns to spur their development. ADU owners and renters are both eligible for compensation of up to $200 for participating in the county's survey.