The city and county agree on the framework helping the homeless, but the details get tricky
Will the SCPD’s policy shift point the way toward better solutions for Santa Cruz’s homeless issues?
New Landlord Incentive Program will co-sign for Section 8 voucher holders
As Santa Cruz debates rezoning, county leaders have big development plans of their own
A forthcoming report out of UCSC shows distress in county’s low-income communities
As rents soar, advocates from Lower Ocean try to get a handle on the problem
Makeup of the city’s future units called into question, as Affordable Housing Week kicks off
UCSC population increases three times faster than Santa Cruz’s, and shows no signs of slowing
Why a shortage of service workers has left local restaurant managers scrambling
The Broadway Hyatt is suppposed to finally open Labor Day weekend, six years after its construction.
Amid high stakes, activists square off on Airbnb and other short-term rental sites
Planning commission avoids decisive action in heated meeting
Amid concerns, the short-term rental committee drags on into uncertain territory
New Santa Cruz Mayor Cynthia Chase talks about breaking the glass ballot and her top issues
Experts at the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership talk about getting people off the streets
As UCSC switches out trailers, students say the vibe of a quirky cultural hub is at risk
UCSC professors share illuminating research on Santa Cruz’s housing crisis
A prominent Silicon Valley young professional gets priced out of Palo Alto and moves over the hill
How the planning commissioner sees the future of Santa Cruz housing and transportation
The city plans to increase density on major streets over the next two decades. How much is too much?
City Council votes to censure Posner, send formal letter
Councilmember Micah Posner admitted last month to renting out a shed in his backyard without the proper permits to make the unit...
County pledges 1,300 new housing units, 40 percent to be affordable
Longtime Santa Cruz housing advocate Michael Bethke moves on, looking to expand local efforts
Why aren’t more of Santa Cruz’s homeless using the winter shelter?