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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Silicon Valley Bank Pledged to Invest $11 Billion in Underserved Communities. Will Its New Owners Honor That?

These Affordable Housing Projects Are Affected by Silicon Valley Bank’s Collapse

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MAP: Bay Area Affordable Housing Projects Impacted by Silicon Valley Bank's Collapse

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Newsom Will Mobilize National Guard to Deliver 1,200 Tiny Homes to Address Homelessness Crisis

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Landlord Backlash Prompts Return to Pre-Pandemic Rules in Alameda County

Where to Find Shelter From Rain and Floods in the Bay Area

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The Decades-Long People's Park Battle: A Brief Video History

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How PG&E Adds Months-Long Delays, Costs to New Housing

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'They Asked for This': California Sues Huntington Beach for Flouting Laws Meant to Ease Housing Crisis

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