KQED aims to tell the story of how California got into a housing affordability crisis by exploring the history and regional policies of the Bay Area. We want to know how marginalized residents are affected.

'A Saving Grace': Fresno Converts Motels Into Affordable Housing

Jay Young wears a black hoodie while posing for a photo, as they sit in a park in San Francisco.

For Unhoused LGBTQ Youth in San Francisco, a Spare Room Becomes a Lifeline

'I Can't Abandon This Community': Months After CZU Fires, Survivors Struggle to Rebuild

Here’s Where People Were Evicted in the Bay Area

Santa Clara, Contra Costa Top Bay Area Counties With Most Evictions During Pandemic

California Extended Its Eviction Moratorium (Again). Now What?

Homeless Should Be Forced Into Treatment, Says California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox

The 1906 Earthquake Survivor Who Fought For San Francisco’s Homeless Population

California’s Eviction Moratorium Extension: What Tenants and Landlords Should Know

KQED's Housing Desk is supported by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.