How the North Bay fires will impact the region's housing market | KALW

How the North Bay fires will impact the region's housing market

Oct 25, 2017

CalFire has named the blazes that devastated Sonoma and Napa Counties earlier this month the October Fire Siege. FEMA says this is the worst fire disaster in California’s history.

As of today, evacuation orders have been lifted for all but a few fire zones, but thousands of people are displaced with no home to return to. KALW’s housing reporter Liza Veale is with us to talk through the consequences for North Bay homeowners and renters, real estate, and people at risk of homelessness.

"Some neighborhoods that were burned, like Coffey Park are nowhere near wilderness or agriculture ... it's as if neighborhoods in the flats of Oakland were burned down."

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