The Hare Home in the Tower District was renovated into an Airbnb. The owners hope the house attracts visitors who want to learn about Fresno history and experience an urban getaway within walking distance to restaurants and stores.
Wathen Castanos has started construction on the first phase of a nearly 800-home community west of Highway 99 in Fresno, California. Westerra has multi-generational floor plans, trails, parks, and is in Central Unified School District.
A new study from the California Housing Partnership and the Fresno Housing Authority show rent increases, combined with the loss of state and federal funding for development, and a rise in homelessness has led to a shortage in affordable housing.
The Fresno Housing Authority will open its Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list from May 1 to May 15, 2018. The program, also known as Section 8, provides low-income families with rental assistance. Applications are available online.
Mortgage rates hit a four-year high Feb. 15 amid stock market volatility and inflationary pressures. Experts say the era of ultra-low interest rate mortgages could be ending, which would make it even more difficult for Californians trying to buy their first home.