June 28, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Pasadena complex takes bite out of growing demand for senior affordable housing

Resident went from homeless at 60 to living in one of 70 new one-bedroom units Read More »

Monterey Bay Housing Trust funds first affordable housing loan
June 23, 2017

Monterey Bay Housing Trust funds first affordable housing loan

First of $10-million fund will build affordable low-income apartments and mid-income houses Read More »

Online tool helps Monterey public, business and advocates weigh in on housing projects
June 16, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Online tool helps Monterey public, business and advocates weigh in on housing projects

Platform helps engage more people who can advocate for more housing in expensive region Read More »

VIDEO: Why California housing fix needs to go big to make a difference
March 07, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Why California housing fix needs to go big to make a difference

To address poverty and meet climate goals and prevent lost economic activity, state needs comprehensive housing plan Read More »

Housing crisis takes center stage at Pasadena candidate forum
February 01, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Housing crisis takes center stage at Pasadena candidate forum

While city has reduced homelessness, professionals living in SoCal suburb worry about affording a house Read More »

Affordable housing complex gives artists a refuge from SoCal housing crisis
January 23, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Affordable housing complex gives artists a refuge from SoCal housing crisis

Glendale apartments for working artists includes art gallery and rents designed to help artists stay in the community Read More »

Governor’s housing department releases list of options for addressing California’s housing crisis
January 04, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Governor’s housing department releases list of options for addressing California’s housing crisis

A third of California renters spend more than half their income on housing costs, says new report Read More »

VIDEO: Why finding solutions to California’s housing crisis is everybody’s problem
December 01, 2016 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Why finding solutions to California’s housing crisis is everybody’s problem

Expert shares ideas about what it will take for California to match scale of housing crisis Read More »

VIDEO: How California housing becomes a health care issue
November 10, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How California housing becomes a health care issue

The housing affordability gap puts drag on the economy in many ways, including impacting the health of families Read More »

How California’s lack of affordable housing can take toll on human health
November 09, 2016 by Nadine Ono

How California’s lack of affordable housing can take toll on human health

The struggle to cover housing needs and other costs can lead to toxic levels of stress and poor decision making. Read More »

New McKinsey report offers 15 big ideas for tackling California’s housing crisis
October 25, 2016 by Justin Ewers

New McKinsey report offers 15 big ideas for tackling California’s housing crisis

Housing toolkit quantifies how many housing units the different policy options could produce Read More »

SoCal planning leader calls housing issue one for California
October 18, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

SoCal planning leader calls housing issue one for California

Four steps to start closing the state's gap in affordable housing from leader of SCAG Read More »

VIDEO: Voices in California housing talk about getting past “No” at local level
October 17, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: Voices in California housing talk about getting past “No” at local level

Housing crisis prompted SoCal housing summit to highlight both the consequences of not building and local strategies for boosting supply Read More »

Growing affordability crisis is focus of Southern California Housing Summit
October 10, 2016 by Fred Silva

Growing affordability crisis is focus of Southern California Housing Summit

Gathering of homebuilders, planners, and city officials will discuss the "cost of not housing" and strategies for building all types of housing near transit and jobs Read More »

Can micro apartments play a big part in bridging California’s housing gap?
September 13, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Can micro apartments play a big part in bridging California’s housing gap?

Bay Area developer of smaller apartments prescribes three ideas to boost housing stock and affordability Read More »

VIDEO: What a place to call home means to affordable housing residents
August 18, 2016

VIDEO: What a place to call home means to affordable housing residents

Two formerly homeless Californians share their story about getting into permanent housing Read More »

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees
August 11, 2016 by Nadine Ono

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees

Housing costs have impaired farm workers' ability to live and work in Monterey Bay region for vital seasonal jobs. Read More »

Housing crisis prompts Marin County to boost affordable housing trust fund
August 03, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Housing crisis prompts Marin County to boost affordable housing trust fund

Most of Marin's workforce commutes from outside the county, where a median single-family home costs $1 million. Read More »

Santa Ana aims to fill sizable affordable housing gap
July 29, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Santa Ana aims to fill sizable affordable housing gap

New housing hasn't matched low-income need in Orange County city where more than 20 percent of residents live in poverty Read More »

Affordable Housing: Coming to Grips with a Crisis
July 13, 2016 by Abelardo de la Peña

Affordable Housing: Coming to Grips with a Crisis

Adding to affordable housing woes is the simple fact that there is not enough housing to meet the needs of growing communities. Read More »

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