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.

"Tales of the Town" | CA Housing Deadline | Castro District

A white woman with her eyes closed wearing a black sweatshirt and beanie hugs a tearful Black man wearing a gray sweatshirt

Judge to Allow Evictions at Long-Running Oakland Homeless Encampment, Residents Vow to Fight

A man wearing a hat and tactical vest that says "Police" points down as another man wearing a hat and black and red striped soccer t-shirt looks over in front of a card board box. Two men are to his left with a truck behind them.

Last Remaining Portion of Oakland's Largest Homeless Encampment Faces Eviction

An Asian man in a blue jacket holds a candle as he looks up, with other mourners around him.

Days After Mass Shooting, Half Moon Bay Honors Victims With Candlelight Vigil

A warehouse with fencing around it.

To Meet State Housing Goals, One Bay Area City Had to Overcome Its NIMBY Past

Can Religious Groups Help Build Affordable Housing?

A man wearing a business suit stands in front of a microphone gesturing with his hands. Behind him is an African American woman wearing a mask and a red business suit outdoors.

Newsom's Proposed Budget Keeps Most Housing, Homeless Funding Intact. Advocates Want More

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Newsom's $297 Billion Budget Trims Spending, Avoids Using Reserves — So Far

Former Mayor Sam Liccardo | Gridlock in D.C.

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