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.
Median Rent Jumps To $4,225 In San FranciscoA shocking new number representing the median rent in San Francisco shows just how expensive it is to live in the city.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent ControlRents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
Concord Apartment Fire Sends 1 To HospitalOne person was transported to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Concord, a fire dispatcher said.
Police Officer Injured In Martinez Apartment FireFirefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Martinez Wednesday morning.
San Francisco Tenants Rights Group Says Illegal Use Of Unit Evictions On The RiseA 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.

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