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Residents of this apartment complex in Oakland have been forced out following a partial balcony collapse on August 24, 2015. The collapse was reportedly caused by a magnitude earthquake on August 17, 2015. (CBS)

Possibly Earthquake-Related Collapsed Walkway Displaces 20 Oakland Residents

Twenty apartment complex residents are being temporarily displaced after a cracked walkway collapsed in Oakland.

08/25/2015

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

SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney Says

San 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.

08/06/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

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.

06/30/2015

A for lease sign is posted in front of home for rent on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Median Rent Jumps To $4,225 In San Francisco

A shocking new number representing the median rent in San Francisco shows just how expensive it is to live in the city.

06/02/2015

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

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