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Fix California"s housing crisis, activists say. But which one?

As a controversy over unoccupied homes in the Bay Area and Los Angeles reveals, advocates disagree about what kind of housing should be built, and where......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 6th, 2019

In pricey California, renters near respite from landlord gouging

The housing crisis engulfing California has state lawmakers racing to pass bills that would boost construction and stop corporate landlords from egregiously jacking up rents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2019

In pricey California, renters near respite from landlord gouging

The housing crisis engulfing California has state lawmakers racing to pass bills that would boost construction and stop corporate landlords from egregiously jacking up rents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2019

Seniors facing eviction fear homelessness and isolation as California"s housing crisis rolls on

The threat of displacement and loss of community takes a mental and physical toll on senior renters. The threat of displacement and loss of community takes a mental and physical toll on senior renters......»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 29th, 2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness

Gov. Gavin Newsom called growing homelessness in California a national disgrace as he announced Tuesday that he is launching a task force to find solutions amid a housing crisis in the most populous state......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 21st, 2019

California"s Housing Bubble"s So Bad, 100s Forced To Live On Boats 

California's housing affordability crisis is getting worse. Affordability in San Francisco is now at.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2019

How single-family garages can ease California"s housing crisis

Given the affordable housing crisis, California cities should encourage single-family homeowners to convert garages into apartments and accessory dwelling units......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2019

Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs

A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis.Democratic Sen......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2019

Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs

A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 24th, 2019

"A difficult pill to swallow:" California"s housing industry is bracing for a new regulation that could make its affordability crisis worse

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2018

How I caused California"s housing crisis

Efforts in the 1980s to curb the state’s explosive growth are having unintended consequences three decades later......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 21st, 2018

Prop. 13"s next act: Big changes are eyed for California"s landmark tax law — could they actually ease the housing crisis?

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Prop 13, rent control proposals make their way to California ballot

The shape of California's November ballot firmed up Thursday as two proposals with implications for the state's housing crisis — one that would modify the 40-year-old Proposition 13 and the other to repeal a 23-year-old rent control measure — we.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Here are the California housing bills to watch

In the final month of the legislative session, lawmakers are busy in Sacramento mulling over proposals crafted to ease the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis. On the docket: a Bay Area Rapid Transit zoning overhaul, housing for the homeless, and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

Crisis Levels: California"s Housing Affordability Plummets To 10-Year Low

California’s housing affordability crisis is progressively getting worse. It has now plummeted to its lo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 12th, 2018

Rent control gets a potential re-do with California"s Prop 10

One of the most contentious items on California's November ballot is Prop 10, which has landlords and the rental housing industry fighting hard as they claim it would make the state's housing crisis worse......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Could high-speed rail ease California"s housing crisis? See Japan

A UCLA study says that bullet trains between Tokyo and Osaka helped reduce housing prices. Would that work for San Francisco and Los Angeles?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 26th, 2019

Medill News Service: Governors grapple with housing woes felt throughout nation

From Vermont to California, governors and housing associations agree Americans in rural and urban areas are facing a housing affordability crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2019

Bloomberg once appeared to blame the financial crisis on the end of redlining — how this discriminatory practice still hurts Americans

Redlining policies have had a lasting impact on the U.S. housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2020

Skewed incentives lead to more jobs than places to live, says NYT reporter

Conor Dougherty, economics reporter at The New York Times, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the housing crisis......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 20th, 2020

Elizabeth Warren tore into Bloomberg at the Democratic debate for linking the end of a discriminatory housing practice to the 2008 financial crisis

Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images Warren torched Bloomberg at Thursday's Democratic debate in Las Vegas over his past comments linking the end of redlining to the 2008 financial crisis. "When Mayor Bloomb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2020