Got a Wood Based Balcony? Get It Inspected!

By January 1, 2025, all California buildings with 3 or more units must have wood-based balconies and decks inspected and approved by a licensed contractor as safe for public use. The structures must then be re-inspected and certified again every six years. For more...

Alameda Making Rent Control Stronger

City of Alameda strengthens rent control restrictions by limiting the AGA to 70% of the CPI. This is the second substantial change to the ordinance in the past three months, which can hinder investment opportunities in this City. For more information, review the...

Google to Invest $1B in Bay Area Housing

The company is the latest tech giant to pledge big bucks toward the housing crisis. The firm wants to build 20,000 units, a quarter of which would be affordable.  https://www.multihousingnews.com/post/google-to-invest-1b-in-bay-area-housing/