Tag Archives: Santa Rosa

Revolt of the Landlords

California’s housing crisis walloped 75-year-old Perry Angle and his wife in 2014, when the monthly rent for their one-bedroom apartment in a Santa Rosa senior citizen complex began to shoot up from $925 a month to $1,435 two years later. Angle, a retired account manager for Blue Cross, heavily depended on Social Security – his savings had been largely wiped out Read More

Sonoma County’s construction sector makes cutbacks amid coronavirus pandemic

Press Democrat Article housing construction

Ten years ago, Michael Wolff started his Santa Rosa homebuilding firm during the throes of the Great Recession, which sent the construction sector into a spiral, wiping out half of the jobs in the industry statewide over two years. Wolff was able to navigate through that challenge by carving a niche for environmentally friendly projects at affordable prices. A subsequent building Read More