Many facets of the ingrained social injustice and racial inequality that protesters are bemoaning stem from the country’s housing system, which for decades has discriminated against renters and homeowners of color.
In this article, Hannah Hoyt and Jenny Schuetz explore strategies to improve the efficiency of constructing apartment buildings through cost savings in site preparation, substructure work, and parking.
The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in various counties.
After wrestling with recalcitrant homeowners, husbanding their parcels of land to keep their property values high, the state’s leadership passed a law that increased the availability of new rental units and put more money into homeowners’ pockets in 2016. The passage of the law has unlocked a wave of entrepreneurial energy as startups look to build things that can make money and solve a real problem for the state — and eventually — the nation.
Public health officials in six Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley released new health orders Wednesday extending mandates to shelter in place through May 31, while relaxing restrictions around some outdoor businesses and recreation activities.
In this video, CalMatters housing reporter Matt Levin moderates a virtual discussion on what help is available for homeowners and renters struggling to make mortgage payments and rents, and what can be done to help homeless Californians while shelter-in-place orders are in effect.
NAR Research compiles the latest housing market data in this weekly monitor, based on what REALTORS® are seeing in their market, mortgage data, jobless claims, foot traffic, and the latest home sales numbers.