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Berkeley’s Roving Homeless Contingent Settles In Along Busy Rail Line

July 30, 2014 | 12:23 pm

Berkeley’s Roving Homeless Contingent Settles In Along Busy Rail Line

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Following evictions in Albany, West Berkeley, rail officials and neighbors express concern about camps.

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Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

July 30, 2014 | 8:00 am

Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

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Proposed ordinance would reveal true scope of renters’ displacement by tracking payments to tenants.

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Richmond Police Investigating Housing Authority Contracts

July 25, 2014 | 10:23 am

Richmond Police Investigating Housing Authority Contracts

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Probe centers on $340,000 in maintenance funds allegedly steered to firm linked to insider.

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Rodents Prompt Berkeley Cleanup of Gilman Homeless Camp

July 21, 2014 | 11:26 am

Rodents Prompt Berkeley Cleanup of Gilman Homeless Camp

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City cleanup of encampment under the Gilman Street overpass is causing tension with homeless advocates.

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Tech Boom Spurs Changes in West Oakland

July 15, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Tech Boom Spurs Changes in West Oakland

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Sky-high rents are pushing people out of San Francisco, with many ending up in West Oakland.

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Photo Essay: Life Inside San Francisco’s Single Room Occupancy Hotels

July 14, 2014 | 2:31 pm

Photo Essay: Life Inside San Francisco’s Single Room Occupancy Hotels

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Exploring little-talked about component of San Francisco’s housing stock.

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Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

July 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

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Native of city, 63, was offered $20,000 but has decided to stay in apartment and fight with legal appeal.

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San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

July 10, 2014 | 8:50 am

San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

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East Bay city needs partner to go ahead with plan to use eminent domain to get mortgage relief.

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Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

July 8, 2014 | 2:20 pm

Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

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Proposal’s backers say they’ll work with city to craft regulation of short-term rental services.

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News Pix: Fans Celebrate World Cup With Food, Cheer on Young Golf Star

June 22, 2014 | 8:00 am

News Pix: Fans Celebrate World Cup With Food, Cheer on Young Golf Star

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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