The Opportunity Center serves the unhoused populations of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, with affordable housing and supportive services like hot breakfasts and a clothing closet of donated items.
Equity Residential is opposing a proposed city law that would provide relocation benefits to displaced tenants, tighten restrictions on demolishing buildings and offer protection from landlord harassment.
Forty-nine-year-old Darlene Gonzalez is a Mountain View resident being forced to leave her home of 35 years, as developers look to transform the land on her street into 18 new row houses.
The Mountain View City Council has approved six homes on Fairchild Drive for redevelopment into 18 row houses. But this project is displacing current residents out of their homes in costly Silicon Valley.
By 2030, almost a quarter of San Mateo County’s population is expected to be older than 65. San Mateo city officials are exploring how to address housing affordability for an aging demographic.
Complaints over parking, noise and safety issues tied to “secondary dwelling units” – sometimes the only option for low-income residents — have prompted East Palo Alto officials to take notice.
Many longtime residents and housing advocates worry that East Palo Alto will become inaccessible to the people it has traditionally served since its incorporation 30 years ago.
Even the affluent Bay Area has not been spared from rising home foreclosures. From computers to clothing, toys to furniture, this video explores the things former homeowners leave behind.
The housing crisis continues to hit San Mateo County, with notices of default and foreclosures sharply rising in the month of September and drawing crowds to a Menlo Park foreclosure prevention fair.