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.

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SF Mayor London Breed Reverses Course on Proposed Sober Living Site After Community Pushback

California Bill Would Require Landlords to Accept Pets

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California Will Help Fund the Down Payment for Your First House. Here's How to Apply

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Could Vacant Office Spaces Across the US Be the Solution to a National Housing Problem?

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California Forever Faces Resistance From Federal Lawmakers and Local Leaders in Solano County

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Battle Over San Francisco's Coastal Development Sparks Statewide Concerns

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Concord Tenants Claim Victory With Council Approval of New Renter Protections

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Inheriting a Home in California? Here's What You Need to Know

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Newsom Reneges on Sending San José Free Tiny Homes for the Unhoused

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California Stuck With $300 Million Tab as FEMA Denies COVID Housing Program Expenses