How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California’s housing crisis

How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California's housing crisis  For nearly five years, Sam Altman, a self-made multimillionaire and president of top Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator, had to live with his three siblings as roommates thanks to San Francisco's astronomical housing prices. "All of my siblings were living in my house … Continue reading How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California’s housing crisis

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  Here's What $1,000 A Month In Rent Will Get You In All 50 States Damn, I'm moving. Posted on April 17, 2017, at 3:01 p.m. Finding an apartment you love can be HARD — especially on a budget. So we took to Craigslist to see just how far $1,000 would go in all 50 … Continue reading

Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’

~love this idea~ Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build 'granny pods' © Provided by CNBC 400-square-foot "Granny Pods" Like many boomers, Jane Baldwin faced a difficult question: "Where do I go next?"The 67-year-old retiree was living alone in Wyoming, and had grown tired of cold winters. She wanted … Continue reading Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’

These tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build

These tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build A team of architecture students designed a seemingly impossible home. After more than a decade of designing, editing, and reworking, the students at Rural Studio - Auburn University 's architectural-design program - built two cottages in 2016 with raw materials that cost just $14,000 each. (The … Continue reading These tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build

The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis

The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis  © Jim Wilson/The New York Times State Senator Scott Wiener, who sponsored a bill restricting communities’ ability to quash housing projects. “We’re at a breaking point in California,” he said. SACRAMENTO — A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California, where the lack of … Continue reading The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis

Incredible underground homes you’ll want to see inside

~ take a look at these. some look fun to live in while others are just beautiful! ~ Incredible underground homes you'll want to see inside Life below the surface Life above ground can be a little overwhelming sometimes, and there are plenty of architects out there that know how to make life just that … Continue reading Incredible underground homes you’ll want to see inside

Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall

~ who is brave enough to participate? ~ Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall   Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will raise awareness and funds to bring strength, stability, self-reliance, and shelter to veteran families in need of a decent place to live. RIVERSIDE, … Continue reading Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise Rents have been rising month after month, and if housing inventory continues to be as strapped as it is, that’s likely not changing anytime soon. According to the June 2017 National Rent Report released by Apartment List on Friday, national rents grew 0.5 percent last month, marking … Continue reading With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

Taking Down Veteran Homelessness

~ Hoping we can get more housing for American's, especially our honored Veterans ~ Taking Down Veteran Homelessness Nearly 40,000 American veterans were homeless last year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and organizations across the country are starting to take action. Just last week, the city of San Francisco opened … Continue reading Taking Down Veteran Homelessness

Arizona man builds 35-foot-tall pirate ship treehouse in his backyard

Check this out! So fun! I might be a little jealous.   Arizona man builds 35-foot-tall pirate ship treehouse in his backyard