AG Rob Bonta Puts Focus On Affordable Housing In CaliforniaCalifornia Attorney General Rob Bonta said Wednesday he is putting a new emphasis on trying to alleviate the state's seemingly intractable affordable housing problem, including by creating a “strike force” to focus on tenant protections, on local governments that don't comply with state housing laws, and related issues.
California Law Prioritizes People Over Corporate Home-BuyersTenants, affordable housing groups and local governments will get first crack at buying foreclosed homes under a measure approved Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California Lawmakers Eye Limits On Housing Project FeesIn their latest bid to combat California’s affordable housing crisis, state lawmakers on Monday announced a package of bills to limit development fees that can add tens of thousands of dollars to the price of a new home.
Mayor Sends $100 Million Affordable Funding Trust To City CouncilSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, responding to Sacramento’s housing shortage, has asked the City Council on Tuesday to vote to create a $100 million affordable housing trust fund.
Stockton Sees Second-Highest Rent Increases In USThe price of housing is going up everywhere, but people in Stockton are being hit especially hard.
Prefab ‘Granny Units’ Eliminate Red Tape For Homeowners Who Need More SpaceSome Silicon Valley entrepreneurs say they may have a solution to the housing crisis, and it's right in your backyard.
State Looking At Folsom Prison Land For Affordable Housing ProjectThe state says it's in the early stages of this project and it could even remove the Folsom State Prison parcel of its list of potential opportunities.
Developers Argue Too Much Red Tape In Way Of Affordable HousingThe city of Sacramento says there isn't enough affordable housing, but two developers argue too much red tape is getting in the way.
Habitat For Humanity Turning Illegal Grow Houses Into Affordable HousingHabitat for Humanity is trying something different by rehabbing these homes and turning them into affordable housing for families in need.
Camp Fire Couple Ready To Move Out of State After Struggling To Find Section 8 HousingThe process to find housing after the Camp Fire is even harder for the hundreds in the Section 8 voucher program.
City Council Clears Way For 15-Story Mixed Use Development DowntownThe cutting-edge design would bring more than 7,500 square feet of retail, 200 hotel rooms and nearly the same amount of dorm-style apartments with community spaces. Most will be no bigger than 400 square feet at an affordable price.
City Proposes Rent Increase Negotiations For Landlords And Tenants Over the last few years, demand for housing in Sacramento has soared, leading to dramatically-rising rent.
New Bills Focus On Rental Housing Market, Protecting RentersThursday, three housing bills were introduced to the state legislature, focusing on the rental housing market.
Governor To Punish California Cities For Not Building New HomesGovernor Gavin Newsom is pledging to enhance California’s housing supply goals by punishing cities that don’t approve enough new homes.
Bill Proposed To Get More Homes Built In CaliforniaTwo California lawmakers want the state to streamline the housing production process in order to get more homes built in a timely manner.