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San Francisco Qualifies for “Red” Tier Status [UPDATED]

San Francisco Qualifies for “Red” Tier Status [UPDATED]

With the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco having dropped to 82, which is the lowest 7-day average in over 3 months and nearly 40 percent below the first peak back in July, the city’s adjusted case rate, which takes into account testing... Read More »

Adjusted COVID-19 Case Rate in S.F. Nearing Key Number

Adjusted COVID-19 Case Rate in S.F. Nearing Key Number

Having hit a revised pandemic high of 373 on January 8, the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco has dropped to 125, which is the lowest 7-day average since mid-November, 2020, and just below the local peak rate in July, with a percent... Read More »

COVID-19 Case Rate in San Francisco Hits a Two-Month Low

COVID-19 Case Rate in San Francisco Hits a Two-Month Low

Having hit a one-day peak of 562 on January 4, 2021, the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco, which hit a pandemic high of 374 on January 8, has steadily declined over the past month and currently measures 153, the lowest 7-day average... Read More »

Eviction Moratorium Extended, Assistance Program Funded

The emergency bill to extend eviction protections for residential tenants affected by COVID-19 throughout California, which were slated to expire on January 31, 2021, has been inked by Governor Newsom. The amended COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act (SB-91) prohibits a landlord from evicting a residential tenant for non-payment of rent... Read More »

California Ends All Regional Stay Home Orders and Framework

California Ends All Regional Stay Home Orders and Framework

While the current ICU availabilities for the Bay Area (8.2 percent), Greater Sacramento (9.9 percent), San Joaquin Valley (0.0 percent) and Southern California (0.0 percent) regions are all under 15 percent, and none of the regions with an active Stay Home Order were projected to meet the State’s black... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Drops, Labor Force Down 123K

Bay Area Employment Drops, Labor Force Down 123K

As we outlined last month, while the unemployment rate in San Francisco dropped in November, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck (i.e., employment) was actually on the decline, as was the case across the Bay Area as well. And in fact, the number of... Read More »

COVID-19 Case Rate and Hospitalizations in San Francisco Drop

COVID-19 Case Rate and Hospitalizations in San Francisco Drop

On the positive news front, the average number of new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco, which had climbed to a pandemic high of 371 per day two weeks ago, is on the decline and could drop back under 200 new cases per day for the first time since... Read More »

COVID-19 Case Rate and Hospitalizations in S.F. Hit New Highs

COVID-19 Case Rate and Hospitalizations in S.F. Hit New Highs

While the ICU availability for the greater Bay Area Region has ticked up to 4.7 percent, the State has formally extended its Regional Stay Home Order, an order which isn’t likely to be lifted for at least another month (if not two). At the same time, the ICU availability... Read More »

Bay Area Stay Home Order Will Be Extended [UPDATED]

Bay Area Stay Home Order Will Be Extended [UPDATED]

With the ICU availability for the greater Bay Area Region having just dropped to 3.5 percent of total capacity, the Regional Stay Home Order which went into effect at 11:59PM on December 17, 2020, and could have been lifted tomorrow, January 8, will be formally and indefinitely extended until... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Dropped Nearly 30 Percent This Year

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Dropped Nearly 30 Percent This Year

While the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage inched up one (1) basis point over the past week from an all-time low of 2.66 to 2.67 percent, it’s ending the year 105 basis points – or nearly 30 percent – lower than where it started, having recorded 15... Read More »