SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Living in the Bay Area means shacking-up with family, friends and strangers. For some, it means extreme downsizing. As part of our efforts to Build a Better Bay Area, we want to know - how are you making it work? Share your story via the form below.BUILDING A BETTER BAY AREA: ABC7 covers the Bay Area housing crisisABC7 has a week-long look at housing issues throughout the Bay Area. We're searching for real solutions that will impact our communities.Take a look at ABC7's latest stories and videos about efforts to Build a Better Bay Area. Report a correction or typo … [Read more...] about Bay Area Housing Crisis: How are you making it work?
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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Part of Building a Better Bay Area, is tackling its housing crisis.SHARE YOUR HOUSING STORY: How are you making it work here in the Bay Area?Living in the Bay Area means shacking-up with family, friends and strangers. For some, it means extreme downsizing. For everyone, it means paying too much for too little. The Bay Area needs real housing solutions.Starting on Monday, ABC7 will have a week-long look at housing issues throughout the Bay Area. We're searching for real solutions that will impact our communities.Take a look at ABC7's latest stories and videos about efforts to Build a Better Bay Area.RELATED STORIES & VIDEOS: Rent the Backyard: New company aims to ease housing shortage crisisEmpty Palo Alto lot listed for $9 million reflects red hot real estate market$2.5 million shack for sale in San FranciscoWoman with muscular dystrophy gets home makeover thanks to South Bay housing advocatesMarin County may offer public housing residents path to home … [Read more...] about Building a Better Bay Area: Housing Crisis
Contra Costa County results: These include races for auditor/controller, district attorney, superintendent of schools and county Board of Supervisors District 4 along with RM3, the regional measure to increase bridge tolls, and open space measures in Martinez, the Richmond kids initiative and revisions and other local measures. … [Read more...] about 2018 California Primary: Bay Area and statewide election result updates
Will San Jose voters tax themselves to fund an affordable housing plan? It costs too much to live here. Can the government help? San Jose’s Measure V is a $450 million bond measure to fund affordable housing. City leaders who put it on the ballot say it will provide relief for middle-class people struggling to pay for a place to live in one of America’s least affordable cities. They say it will help “leverage” federal, state and private funding to build more affordable housing. … [Read more...] about Bay Area election guide: 10 things you need to know
Are rents stabilizing? Rent control was a major statewide issue in California in 2018. A proposition on the November ballot seeking to expand the rights of cities to expand rent control restrictions was defeated. Meanwhile, a campaign continues to push for a 2020 ballot measure in Sacramento seeking broad tenant protections, including rent control. … [Read more...] about On the rise? The Central Valley is beating the Bay Area and L.A. in key measures