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November 6, 2019 | Bob Moffitt
Landlords can still evict tenants without giving a reason in Sacramento County after an attempt to give renters temporary protection has failed.
October 31, 2019
The checkered past and promising future of prefab housing.
October 30, 2019
In an appearance on Insight last week, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg unveiled a proposal for a future campus of tiny homes to begin to address housing the City’s burgeoning homeless population.
Homeless Californians Who Commit Minor Crimes Could Get Treatment Instead Of Jail Under Proposed Ballot Measure
October 18, 2019 | Chris Nichols
A proposed statewide ballot measure would create a court system to channel people who are homeless toward mental health treatment instead of jail for some minor crimes. But many homeless advocates say it could lead to mass institutionalization.
October 14, 2019
At least three of 10 school districts in Santa Cruz County are exploring the option of building below-market homes for teachers and staff on school district property.
October 10, 2019 | Chris Nichols
Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs claimed his city "has seen the second highest rent increases in the nation." PolitiFact California examined what’s driving these soaring rents and the challenge researchers have in finding reliable rental data.
October 8, 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law limiting rent increases for some people over the next decade as the nation's most populous state continues to struggle with a housing crisis.
October 4, 2019 | Chris Nichols
Californians now rank homelessness as their biggest concern, along with jobs and the economy. It’s the first time in the two-decade history of the Public Policy Institute of California’s survey that homelessness has been ranked as the top problem.
A statement from Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic legislative leaders and the bill’s author says they’ve “come to an agreement on a series of amendments” that would “create strong renter protections.”