Sacramento County Local News: Housing


All Local Housing News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

02/13/2024
As agents hunt for business in Southern California's slow real estate market, some are trying out new ways of tracking down leads. Others are quitting the industry.

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02/07/2024
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta announced consumer tools to help tenants and landlords understand how much rent can rise under a state law.

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02/07/2024
A scoping meeting set for next week in El Dorado County will kick off environmental review for a 161-home project—and possibly another battle over development.

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02/06/2024
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La Shelle Dozier, who has worked for the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency for 22 years, explains what the agency offers to people experiencing housing insecurity.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

02/06/2024
The term “unsubsidized 100% affordable project” was once an oxymoron. Under Mayor Karen Bass, Los Angeles is now approving them by the hundreds.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Observer...

02/06/2024
Programs are in place that assist tenants on the verge of being evicted. There are also programs and nonprofits that assist families, men, women and children who are experiencing homelessness.

California Local Pin Marker From California Healthline...

02/05/2024
States are plowing billions of dollars into a high-stakes health care experiment that’s exploding around the country: using scarce public health insurance money to provide housing for the poorest and sickest Americans.

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01/29/2024
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Hazel Watson is one of five community organizers with Sacramento Area Congregations Together, who work to facilitate communication between community members and elected officials.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Observer...

01/29/2024
A Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University study has found that in 2022, a record half of renters in the country were paying more than 30% of their income toward rent and utilities.

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01/26/2024
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Cathy Creswell, president of the Sacramento Housing Alliance board, joins with Civic Thread’s Jordan Grimaldi to talk about the intersection between transportation and housing affordability and availability.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

01/24/2024
On Jan. 31, dozens of cities and counties are expected to convert thousands of suburban-style tracts into apartment-ready parcels. Will the state hold them to it?

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01/23/2024
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One of few remaining land parcels in Carmichael is being developed as a 46-home, all-electric community called The Paseos.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Observer...

01/22/2024
Sacramento Community Land Trust serves historically discriminated communities, and its primary objective is to preserve affordable housing. For the first time since its founding in 2017, SCLT has appointed an executive director: Tamika L’Ecluse.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Observer...

01/22/2024
Danielle Foster, executive director of the Capitol Area Development Authority, and Roshaun Davis, founder of Unseen Heroes, discuss the city’s present and future housing needs and challenges.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

01/18/2024
State officials hope a lottery and an emphasis on first-generation homebuyers will make California’s most generous down payment assistance program more equitable.

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01/17/2024
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Urban Capital’s John Vignocchi and Vertical Pacific’s Katie Hanten talk about removing roadblocks that impede for-profit affordable housing developers.

California Local Pin Marker From Citrus Heights Sentinel...

01/13/2024
A grand opening was held for the 47-unit Sunrise Pointe apartment complex in Citrus Heights, which is now home to 144 residents.

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01/07/2024
A former Best Western motel has reopened in downtown Sacramento after being converted into permanent housing for nearly 100 unhoused individuals.

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01/06/2024
Residents of a low-income senior living complex in Citrus Heights are claiming they are being evicted from a place once described by the recently arrested former CEO of the regional Goodwill Industries as “a space for people to live out their dreams.”

California Local Pin Marker From Sacramento Bee...

01/04/2024
California state law dictates that property owners are responsible for repairing damaged sidewalks. In Sacramento, this has left some owners facing bills of thousands of dollars or tax assessments from the city.
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