Trouble in the Agrihood: Subsidized Development Falls Behind Schedule, Over Budget

A signature development in Santa Clara that includes an urban farm and affordable housing is behind schedule and over budget.

Tenant, Notorious Landlord Go to Court after Claims of Black Mold, Rats, Illegal Rent Hikes, Eviction

A landlord notorious for letting his rental properties fall into dangerous disrepair is being accused of skirting San Jose’s tenant protection laws.

South Bay Renters Scored Two Major Victories this Past Week

South Bay renters won two important battles in the span of a week—one in San Jose and the other for all of Santa Clara County.

City Council Weighs Contentious Housing Project for Homeless

The city has two options for the Evans Lane site: one would house people by next summer, the other would add affordable homes in the long-term.

Housing Crisis Leaves Section 8 Renters on Outside Looking In

In Santa Clara County, 1,028 people have a rental subsidy in hand but no place to use it, leaving them in shelters or on the streets.

Silicon Valley’s Low-Income Renters Find Few Protections from Predatory Landlords

A public interest lawsuit that paints one property owner as an unrepentant slumlord reflects a growing power imbalance between landlords and tenants.