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wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly bay area


even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, suzanne finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the san francisco bay area because of rising prices. a spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to nevada and oregon.






infernos could worsen bay area’s already brutal housing market


the bay area's already dire housing shortage now faces fallout from the wine country infernos, as displaced residents begin to determine whether to rebuild or relocate.






in costly bay area, even six-figure salaries are considered “low income”


that’s according to the u.s. department of housing and urban development, which recently released its 2017 income limits -- a threshold that determines who can qualify for subsidized housing programs.






in costly bay area, even six-figure salaries are considered ‘low income’


that’s according to the u.s. department of housing and urban development, which recently released its 2017 income limits -- a threshold that determines who can qualify for subsidized housing programs.






"more damaging, more costly" wildfires scorch west


wildfires are raging across dried-out western forests and grassland in the united states and canada






opinion: kansen chu prevailing wage bill would increase cost of housing


assemblyman kansen chu has proposed requiring private housing developers to pay prevailing wage. home builders push back, claiming costs will go even higher and worsen the housing crisis.






housing woes spur bay area residents to ponder exodus from costly region, poll s


the bay area's brutal spikes in home prices have spurred more than half of the area's residents to dream of escape from the expensive region, and the urge to flee is strongest among younger adults, according to poll results, released monday night.






opinion: drastic water plan could worsen housing crisis


strategizing for the next drought, the california water resources control board plans drastic cuts to bay area cities in favor of central valley agriculture. there's time to stop it






bay area housing crisis splits young and old


a new poll shows sharp generational divides in the attitudes of bay area residents toward the housing crisis. among its findings: 70 percent of millennials say "yes" to housing in their neighborhoods, a higher percentage than among gen xers and baby boomers.






housing economist poses the big question: will the bay area bubble burst?


barring an unexpected downturn at facebook and other tech giants, bay area housing prices should remain high given the region's tight housing supply and the steady buyer demand fueled by strong job growth, economist lawrence yun predicted.






brown to sign bills aiming to fix california housing crunch


with one of the nation's most expensive cities as his backdrop, gov. jerry brown will sign legislation friday aimed at tackling california's growing affordable housing crisis.






google’s moffett field modular apartment plan hailed as possible housing crisis


pre-fabricated housing, with its lower costs, could make construction of affordable housing in the bay area more viable for developers, experts say.






bay area’s housing recovery isn’t as ubiquitous as you think


while home prices have boomed in the bay area, a new study shows that the region's post-recession housing recovery is not as complete as many people assume.






tough housing market awaits california wildfire victims


the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in northern california will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.






canadian wildfires responsible for hazy elgin sky


the hazy sky and the acrid outdoor air in the area thursday was due to conditions a great distance northwest. "it's wildfires in canada," elgin fire chief dave schmidt said. "because the temperature cooled off, the smoke is dropping down in the environment. this smoke smells bad." smoke from wildfires...






forecasters warn flooding could worsen in suburban chicago


gurnee, ill. (ap) — forecasters say flooding in north-suburban chicago could worsen over the weekend as water flows down rivers into the state from wisconsin. the national weather service says the des plaines river and fox river could crest on saturday even though the area isn’t getting fresh rainfall. the flooding prompted lake county to […]






tough housing market awaits california wildfire victims


as firefighters gain on wildfires burning in northern california's wine country, the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.






israel reduces power supply to hamas-ruled gaza


gaza's hamas rulers say that israel has begun to cut back already limited electricity supplies — a step that is expected to worsen the power crunch plaguing the seaside strip.






wildfires create worst air quality in san francisco bay area


smoke from the wildfires north of san francisco has sank air quality level in the bay area to the same unhealthy level as some of china's smog-choked cities, sending people to emergency rooms, forcing schools to close and people to wear masks when they step outside.






housing groups warn some 'could end up losing their homes' if vouchers cut


proposed budget cuts at the u.s. department of housing and urban development could leave thousands of low-income chicago-area residents without the vouchers they need to stay in their apartments and halt construction of affordable housing, advocates warn. chicago and illinois housing groups are...






israel reduces power supply to hamas-ruled gaza


israel's national electric company on monday cut back its already limited electricity shipments to the gaza strip, a step that is expected to worsen the power crunch plaguing the hamas-controlled seaside territory.






every second counts: with california wildfires raging, a grim reminder to prepar


california wildfires a wake-up call for bay area residents. time to get prepared and put safety measures into place just in case.






ac repair tips: discussing crucial points


it can be a costly affair to repair your home or office air-conditioner. the expenses may worsen, if you keep neglecting the repairing task when the ac device shows signs of wear and tear. to avoid the astounding cost of an ac repairing task, try to practice certain things that would help in ensuring a […]






humans spark 84 percent of american wildfires, study finds


people have started 84 percent of u.s. wildfires and 97 percent of wildfires in coastal california and the central valley, according to a new study led by scientists at the university of colorado boulder. human-started fires nationwide accounted for 44 percent of the total area of 89,339,131 acres...






spur proposal aims to ease san jose-area housing woes


spur on thursday issued a proposal to build 120,000 housing units during the coming three decades as a way to ease the worsening housing crisis in the south bay.






on a roll: affordable housing advocates pack a san francisco hotel and say they’


fueled by gov. jerry brown's signing last week of a dozen bills aimed at addressing the state's affordable housing crisis, about 850 bay area affordable housing advocates crowded lobbies and conference rooms at a san francisco hotel, citing momentum and predicting further victories in the fight to mitigate the housing crisis.






canterbury park, downtown shakopee to see development boom


a flurry of hotels and apartments will help relieve shakopee’s housing crunch.






canterbury park, downtown shakopee to see development boom


a flurry of hotels and apartments will help relieve shakopee’s housing crunch.






colorado has 834 million dead trees; fires could get worse


officials say colorado has about 834 million standing dead trees, threatening to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from forested mountains.






housing woes, labor shortages will “disrupt” bay area economy: forecast


the bay area job market faces "disruption" from a lack of skilled labor and a forbidding housing market jolted by skyrocketing home prices that could throttle the region's booming economy, according to a forbidding new set of forecasts.






developers could be hit with big fees if housing near the 606 isn't affordable


three aldermen whose wards straddle the trendy 606 trail proposed wednesday hitting area developers who don’t maintain affordable housing with high fees. ald. roberto maldonado, who represents humboldt park, said the idea is to slow down soaring housing prices that are pushing longtime residents...






rv owners cite housing crunch for living in vehicles


the city of palo alto received more and more complaints as the number of rvs parked on el camino real near stanford university about tripled in recent months.






tough housing market awaits california wildfire victims


petaluma, calif. (ap) — the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in northern california will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation. in san francisco, an average one-bedroom apartment rents for more than $3,000 a month and the […]






when construction costs are higher than the maximum sales price, affordable hous


a proposed 24-unit mixed-income townhome development in five points is a drop in the bucket when it comes to addressing denver's affordable housing shortfall. but the project illuminates a very real challenge of building for-sale housing within reach of those who make less than area median income.






chicago-area home construction reaches post-housing crash high


after struggling through some harsh years in the residential construction business, builders are feeling more upbeat as traffic to model homes picks up and people buy more newly built homes than at any time since the housing crash. 2016 was the best year for homebuilders in the chicago area since...