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Housing Goes Modular

Oakland housing developer Rick Holliday says his new factory-built, multi-unit housing projects will help address the housing shortage.

Choppy Seas for Boat Dwellers

A small live-aboard community in a picturesque setting in Richmond is facing huge rent hikes, while the harbor’s owners are looking at millions of dollars in upgrades.

Our Backyard: Oakland’s Real Estate Is Red Hot

But not everyone is benefiting.

Costlier Construction

Building in Oakland is getting a lot more expensive as developers take on higher security costs to prevent arson.

A History of Exclusion

How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."

Laney Builds Tiny Houses

Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen may take a prototype on the road to promote a new form of housing for homeless people.

What’s Worse than Finals? The Lack of Housing

When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.

Building Around BART

After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.

Our Backyard: Bring on the Bike Bridge

Alameda needs a green estuary crossing to accommodate thousands of new homes.

Fighting for a Better Future

Activists are driven by a sense of urgency to strengthen a new regional plan for housing and greenhouse gas reductions by 2040.