Antioch senior mobile home parks cannot convert to all-ages housing

Seniors from Vista Diablo Mobile Estates listen on June 11, 2019, to Antioch City Council members and staff speak on a proposed ordinance to create a senior housing overlay district that would prevent their mobile home park from being converted to an all-ages park. The move was being proposed to protect affordable housing options for…

Antioch apartments sell for $27.15M

Courtesy of Mallards Landing Pennsylvania-based entity pays $127.5K per unit at Mallards Landing An Antioch apartment complex has sold for $27.15 million, almost two and a half times the sum for which it changed ownership hands about four years ago. The buyer of what is Mallards Landing Apartments is an LLC affiliated with King of…

Fleeing war-torn homes for crippling rents — how California housing costs are creating a harsh reality for refugees

Khisrow Jan, a refugee from Afghanistan, lives in a cramped apartment in Antioch with his wife and their four children. He drives an Uber more than 70 hours a week to make ends meet. Khisrow Jan has $800 in the bank. Rent is $1,850, and was due four days ago. He’s late with his payment…

Bay Area housing prices push low-income minorities farther out, study finds

1of5A woman walks past the Fillmore Blues Evolution mural in S.F.’s Western Addition, which like other historically black Bay Area neighborhoods, has lost scores of low-income black families.Photo: Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle The rising cost of housing in the Bay Area has dramatically resegregated neighborhoods by race and pushed minority families to the outer…

Property Details for 201 W 3rd St A-H

201 W 3rd A St # H, Antioch, CA 94509 201 W 3rd A St # H, Antioch, CA 94509 Overview (925) 658-1415 – (RLNE4661180) Stokley Properties Presents 201 W 3rd St Unit F, Antioch (VIEW) – Copy this link to your browser to schedule a showing at your convenience. https://secure.rently.com/properties/831304?source=marketingFantastic two bedroom one bath…

Gabriel Metcalf, longtime CEO of SPUR, departing for Australia – San Francisco Business Times

Gabriel Metcalf, president and CEO of SPUR, is leaving the nonprofit urban think tank at the end of the year for a job in Australia. Metcalf said in a letter to SPUR members that he will become CEO for Committee for Sydney, a city planning group in Australia’s largest metropolis. Throughout his years at SPUR,…

CA: Antioch BART Extension Rolls with Rave Reviews on First Day of Service

May 26–ANTIOCH — The long-awaited Bay Point-to-Antioch BART extension rolled into full-time service Saturday, giving traffic-weary commuters in East Contra Costa a reason to hope. The service, which provides a rail link from Antioch and Pittsburg to the Bay Point/Pittsburg station and trains headed west, cost $525 million and took nine years from BART board…

Persistent Poison: Skyrocketing Rents Trap Families in Homes with Lead Paint

Souleika Cherif poses for a photo with her daughter, Kawkeb. When their family frantically searched for a lost wedding ring, they discovered a mold and lead infestation behind their couch. It turned out Kawkeb had severe lead poisoning. (Angela Johnston) We meet Souleika Dirieh and Tarek Cherif at the hummus factory they own in San…

Showdown looms as counter-initiative for Antioch development proposed

Mount Diablo can be seen in the distance along the closed portion of Empire Mine Road which runs through the Sand Creek Focus Area. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group) ANTIOCH — Dueling interest groups will ask for your signature on similar initiatives for the November ballot to preserve either all or a portion of…