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.

Rents Fall in Parts of California, But Housing Insecurity Still High

People Reclaiming Homes in LA Forcibly Removed by CHP on Thanksgiving Morning

Black and Latino Homebuyers in California Receive Disproportionately Fewer Bank Loans, New Report Finds

Thousands of Homeless People Were Placed in Hotels Due to COVID-19. Now, Many Are Homeless Again

Thousands of Bay Area Homeless People Were Given Hotel Rooms During the Pandemic, Where Will They Go Next?

San Francisco Sees Troubling Rise in Drug Overdose Deaths

‘Make Housing a Human Right’: Activist Carroll Fife on Joining the Oakland City Council

SF Election May Tilt Board of Supervisors in Mayor Breed's Favor

Californians Reject Rent Control — Again — in Defeat of Prop. 21

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