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Cash Buyers Dominate Oakland Real Estate Market

August 8, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Cash Buyers Dominate Oakland Real Estate Market

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Oakland isn’t immune to the glut of cash in the Bay Area’s hot real estate market.

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In SF’s Mission District, Evicted Artists Hold Garage Sale to Pay for Move

May 6, 2014 | 8:42 am

In SF’s Mission District, Evicted Artists Hold Garage Sale to Pay for Move

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Mother and son, lifelong Mission artists, lose their home of 30 years. But they aren’t going quietly.

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Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

April 30, 2014 | 12:22 pm

Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

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Those who want more regulation of home-sharing, and those who oppose it, sound off at City Hall.

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Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

January 10, 2014 | 6:56 pm

Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

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Low-income residents say landlord wants them out to take advantage of rising property values.

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Total Value of San Francisco-Area Homes Is Soaring

December 18, 2013 | 9:15 pm

Total Value of San Francisco-Area Homes Is Soaring

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Total value of homes in San Francisco and four surrounding counties is nearly $1 trillion.

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San Francisco ‘Displacement’ Activists Take to Streets and Block a Google Bus

December 9, 2013 | 11:01 am

San Francisco ‘Displacement’ Activists Take to Streets and Block a Google Bus

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Protesters issue mock citation to company for using Muni bus stops without paying.

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Innovative Investment Plan Could Save San Francisco’s Marcus Books

December 6, 2013 | 2:51 pm

Innovative Investment Plan Could Save San Francisco’s Marcus Books

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Historic black bookstore trying to raise $1 million to buy its current home and avert displacement.

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What Do You Give Up to Live in the Bay Area?

November 4, 2013 | 9:30 am

What Do You Give Up to Live in the Bay Area?

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What do you sacrifice to be able to afford housing in the Bay Area?

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Richmond Takes Next Step in Eminent Domain Mortgage Plan

September 11, 2013 | 9:40 am

Richmond Takes Next Step in Eminent Domain Mortgage Plan

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A split City Council moves ahead with plan to seize underwater mortgages to force better loan terms.

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Planning for Climate Change in a Growing Bay Area

April 30, 2013 | 6:00 am

Planning for Climate Change in a Growing Bay Area

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This won’t come as a surprise to Bay Area residents: the region is still growing. By one estimate, the Bay Area will add two million people by 2040, a 30 percent increase over today’s population of about seven million. More people means more housing and more traffic. But regional planning agencies have another target to […]

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