A survey from the San Francisco Apartment Association found that 7.5% of renters have broken their lease over the last three months. Kenny Choi reports. (6-18-20)

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San Francisco Renters Break Leases, Flee CityA survey from the San Francisco Apartment Association found that 7.5% of renters have broken their lease over the last three months. Kenny Choi reports. (6-18-20)
Pandemic Triple-Whammy Nearly Costs South Bay Health Worker Her HomeThroughout the pandemic, we've seen health care workers protest a lack of PPE. millions file for unemployment and heard from families who worry they might lose their home. One South Bay woman suffered all three of these hardships. Susie Steimle reports. (6-8-20)
Business Owners Eager to Get Back to Work With Lockdown Rules Set to Ease MondaySix Bay Area counties will allow construction projects, real estate transactions and some other businesses to resume operations with certain conditions on Monday, John Ramos reports. (5-3-20)
Planned May 1 Rent Strike Could Be Largest in DecadesKPIX 5's Da Lin reports from the East Bay where many renters are planning to join a nationwide rent strike on Friday. (4-30-20)
CA Inks Deal With Motel 6 To House Homeless During COVID-19 PandemicGovernor Newsom announced a plan to protect the state's homeless people during and beyond the pandemic. Wilson Walker reports on California's new deal with Motel 6.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Issues Statewide Moratorium On Evictions Until May 31Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an executive order temporarily banning eviction of renters statewide due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Conundrum: Do Landlords Have a Right to Know If Tenants Have COVID-19?KPIX 5's Da Lin takes a look at what landlords and property managers can and can’t do regarding tenants with the coronavirus. (3-27-20)
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations. Susie Steimle reports. (3-16-2020)
Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Susie Steimle reports. (3-12-20)
Pre-Fab Backyard Tiny Homes Point to Possible Answer to South Bay Housing CrisisSan Jose is leading the way in creating new housing that homeowners can put in their own backyards. Len Ramirez reports. (3-6-20)
Caltrain Commits Portion Of All Future Land Toward Affordable HousingWhen it comes to the housing crisis, the Bay Area has been slow to put solutions in motion, but now Caltrain is on board with something big. Susie Steimle reports. (3-4-2020)
Old, Run-Down Shack Sells For Nearly $2 Million In San FranciscoThe latest mind-boggling transaction in Bay Area real estate: a run-down, dilapidated shack sold for nearly $2 million in San Francisco. Don Ford reports. (3-4-2020)
San Francisco Church Properties Offered To Help Alleviate Housing CrisisOn hundreds of San Francisco streets, epic edifices are showing their age. Inside, Sunday gatherings are growing smaller while outside, the numbers of people seeking shelter are growing larger. Susie Steimle reports. (3-2-2020)
'It's A Disgrace'; Gov. Newsom Dedicates State Of The State Address To HomelessnessOrdinarily, the State of the State is a time for the Governor to reflect on California's successes, but Governor Gavin Newsom instead focused his address on where California is failing--on homelessness and housing. Susie Steimle reports. (2-19-2020)
Moms 4 Housing Activists Honored For Black History Month By Oakland City CouncilThe activist women known as Moms 4 Housing were recognized as Black History Month honorees at the Oakland City Council meeting Tuesday night. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-18-2020)
Housing Activists' Protest Disrupts Valentine Dining at SF TavernChanting “housing is a human right,” several dozen activists walked into a popular San Francisco restaurant on Friday evening, interrupting patrons' Valentine dinner to call out the establishment's landlord as a heartless mega-corporation determined to squeeze renters. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-14-20)
Fremont Uses Boulders to Block Homeless RV Parking Near Tech CompaniesPeople living in vehicles along Kato Road in Fremont were told to leave. Boulders were then placed along the side of the road to discourage people from moving back. Kiet Do reports (2-6-20)
Fremont Set To Crack Down On People Living In RVs Near Tesla FactoryAmid rising homelessness in the area, officials in Fremont are set to crack down on people living in trailers and RVs along Interstate 880 near the Tesla factory. Jackie Ward reports. (2/6/20)
Developers Plan To Turn SF's Potrero Power Station Into Metropolis With Affordable HomesDevelopers want to turn the old Potrero Power Station into a mixed-use metropolis featuring affordable housing. Wilson Walker tells us the plan has the blessing of the city's planning commission.
Questions Surround Non-Profit's Efforts To Provide RVs To Bay Area HomelessCould trailers be a new temporary fix for California's growing homelessness crisis? Some people tell KPIX one local company offered them deals that were too good to be true. Susie Steimle reports. (1-30-20)
San Jose Downtown Boom Boosts PricesSan Jose is booming. Downtown vacancy rates were 17 percent in 2017 and now they are at 10 percent and dropping. Len Ramirez reports. (1-30-20)
Oakland Opens 7th Cabin Community To House Unsheltered In ChinatownThe city of Oakland opened its seventh community cabin site Thursday for the unsheltered who live in the Chinatown and Jack London neighborhoods. Jackie Ward reports. (1/28/20)
Wayward Blogger Loses Her Job And Finds A CareerAfter losing her job and worrying about rent, Kristin Hanes was almost a victim of the housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area. Instead, she turned her misfortune into fortune. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)
SF Supervisors Ask Corporate Landlord Veritas To Delay Selling 76 BuildingsSan Francisco supervisors are calling on the city's largest corporate landlord, Veritas Investments, to hit pause on selling dozens of buildings. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)

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