100-Year-Old San Francisco Woman Hospitalized Before EvictionA 100-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday, a day before San Francisco sheriff’s deputies were slated to evict her from her Western Addition apartment, according to housing rights advocates.
San Jose Apartment Fire, Water Damage Leaves Residents StrandedDays after an electrical fire led to even greater sprinkler water damage at a low-income apartment building, residents remain stranded.
Rent Drops Slightly For San Francisco ApartmentsSan Francisco’s outrageous rents may be dipping, according to a new report.
Neighbors Fed Up With San Jose Apartment Complex Win Lawsuit Against LandlordNeighbors fed up with a landlord at a San Jose apartment complex are celebrating a legal victory this weekend.
Dryer Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Berkeley Apartment BuildingA small dryer fire at a Berkeley apartment building led to a brief evacuation Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
Housing Advocates See Bitter Side Of New Rent-Bidding Startup RentberryUp until now it has been a blind bid when you're trying to rent out an apartment, but the website Rentberry wants to make it all public.
Woman Sets Herself, Apartment Building On Fire Before Planned Eviction In Santa Rosa, Fire Inspector SaysA woman who was going to be evicted next month started a fire at a 4-unit apartment building in Santa Rosa Sunday afternoon by lighting herself on fire, a Central Fire Authority fire inspector said.
Bay Area Apartment Hunters Offering 3, 6 Months Of Rent In Advance To Score Leases In Hottest NeighborhoodsIf you’re looking for a place to live in the Bay Area and you’re not finding too many options—it’s not just your imagination, and it could take some renters are offering months of rent in advance to secure rentals in the hottest neighborhoods.
SWAT Team Evacuates Morgan Hill Apartment Building In Pursuit Of Robbery SuspectA SWAT team evacuated about 20 people Saturday night from an apartment building in Morgan Hill as police try to talk with a robbery suspect.
Possibly Earthquake-Related Collapsed Walkway Displaces 20 Oakland ResidentsTwenty apartment complex residents are being temporarily displaced after a cracked walkway collapsed in Oakland.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.