Talk is underway about putting a law on the books that would bar California landlords from raising rent beyond a certain percentage.
Lenders are selling seniors on the idea of home renovation work; sometimes homeowners don’t realize they’ve taken on debt until it’s too late.
Amid California’s record-shattering housing prices, the state’s senior homeowners are sitting on a gold mine. That’s made them marks for con artists.
By Amita Sharma, KPBS | Oct. 29, 2018
The state’s affordability crisis prompts vows from gubernatorial candidates Gavin Newsom and John Cox to revive the California Dream.
As cities look for ways to tackle homelessness and the state pours half a billion dollars into finding solutions, we look at the science of empathy.
By Amita Sharma, KPBS | Sept. 12, 2018
As senior homelessness spikes in some parts of the state, Santa Monica is trying out rental subsidies to help keep its seniors off the streets.
California's birth rate has dipped below the national average—and experts say the state's soaring housing costs are crimping its fertility.
The state’s notoriously high housing costs are gobbling up paychecks, leaving many teetering on the brink of financial disaster.
There are around 40,000 homeless veterans in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More than 11,000 of them live in California.
Chad Bordes is 46 and has an MBA. But between high rents and student loan debt, he's struggling.
California’s $2.75 trillion economy makes it the world’s sixth largest. But that ranking disguises an economic fault-line: The decline of the middle class.