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A sign advertising an apartment for rent in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent Control

Rents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.

04/29/2015

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Concord Apartment Fire Sends 1 To Hospital

One person was transported to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Concord, a fire dispatcher said.

04/26/2015

(CBS SF)

Police Officer Injured In Martinez Apartment Fire

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Martinez Wednesday morning.

04/22/2015

Tenants at a Victorian at 2976 23rd Street in the Mission District in San Francisco, California on June 12, 2014. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

San Francisco Tenants Rights Group Says Illegal Use Of Unit Evictions On The Rise

A new report, released by a tenants rights group in San Francisco this week, finds while Ellis Act evictions dropped nearly 50 percent in 2014, illegal eviction attempts are on the rise in the city.

04/21/2015

(Seth Skolknick)

San Francisco’s Tiniest Closet-Like Condo Just Sold For $415K

No, it’s not a dorm room — but it’ll cost you the same of putting three kids through college, medical school and then maybe leave you with some leftover change for retirement.

04/15/2015

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2-Story Apartment Building Damaged In Early Morning Santa Clara Fire

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire in a two-story apartment building in Santa Clara early Sunday morning, fire officials said.

03/08/2015

Mission District Fire

San Francisco Writer Raises Over $160K For Mission District Apartment Fire Victims

A San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.

02/09/2015

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San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Tax Property Owners Who Let Their Units Sit Vacant

A San Francisco Supervisor wants to tax out-of-town property owners who let their units sit vacant.

02/05/2015

Mission District Fire

1 Dead, 6 Hurt, Dozens Displaced In 4-Alarm Fire At Apartment Complex In SF’s Mission District

San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening that took almost eight hours to contain leaving one man dead and six others injured, including one firefighter.

01/28/2015

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San Jose Woman From The Philippines Deals With Nearly A Week Of No Hot Water At Apartment With Ease

The last thing you want on a cold winter morning is a cold shower, but that’s exactly what residents of a San Jose apartment complex had to deal with for nearly a week after a large tree fell over last week, knocking out gas and hot water service.

01/05/2015

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