Creating affordable housing requires a multi-pronged, nuanced approach. Experts suggest some solutions.
What, exactly, does the word mean? Voices from the community say what they think.
Over the coming months KQED will bring you the facts and stories of the Bay Area housing crisis as part of a new series we’re calling ‘Priced Out.’
Andrew Rose of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business talks about working with the Fed Chair candidate.
A split City Council moves ahead with plan to seize underwater mortgages to force better loan terms.
Last week, we wrote about a new budget calculator released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that attempts to offer a contrast to the Federal Poverty Guidelines, which say a family of four is “officially” poor only if it earns less than $23,550. What EPI hoped to do was illustrate that in plenty of places (the […]
Anyone who lives in the Bay Area knows it’s not cheap. Rents in San Francisco are notoriously high and rising, trickling out to affect housing costs around the region. Then there are the great restaurants that must be tried, the health care necessities that must be paid, child care, transportation — and that all adds […]
Two years ago San Jose’s budget looked grim. Mayor Chuck Reed warned the City Council that the city might have to close all its branch libraries, and lay off all its crossing guards and park rangers and some police. On Tuesday night the City Council was looking at a much brighter picture. It passed a $2.6 […]
Ka-ching! You could see the dollar signs dancing in the eyes of Bay Area leaders when the National Football League announced that the region would host the 2016 Super Bowl. The championship game will take place at the 49ers’ stadium now under construction in Santa Clara. And no one sounded more jubilant than Santa Clara […]