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.
If you spend most of your weekends on Craigslist or elbowing your way through crowded open houses for overpriced rentals, this should come as no surprise: the San Francisco Bay Area is the worst place in the country to rent.
Plans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city’s planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.
Some residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.
County leaders said the recent tech boom has brought more jobs to the area, and the demand for housing has skyrocketed.
Santa Rosa ranked fifth for the nation’s biggest rent hikes last year.
San Francisco Supervisors have passed a controversial proposal on how the city should handle people who rent out their homes and apartments on websites like Airbnb.
The trendy neighborhood is attracting new residents and it’s driving up rents.
A two-alarm fire at a Walnut Creek retirement community on Tuesday night left at least four people displaced from their homes and two apartments badly damaged.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement
San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.