Skyrocketing rental prices in the Bay Area, especially Silicon Valley, are showing no sign of easing up, according to a new survey.
The website Swapt claims to ease some of the anxiety that comes with apartment hunting by providing renters with reviews that cover over 500,000 apartment units throughout the nation.
A bill that would allow the city of San Francisco to limit the mass eviction of tenants in rent-controlled properties has squeaked through the state Senate after the author agreed to make changes.
The proposed 10 story project would bring more than 300 units to the Mission District, though many residents said they are again being priced out of their neighborhood.
Hunters View apartment complex had its grand opening this week and it has what some are calling “million dollar views” from San Francisco’s Bayview District.
Stephen Levy, Director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy in Palo Alto, said the skyrocketing prices are having wide-ranging effects on the economy.
A group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.
As San Francisco is in the midst of a building boom, transit officials said they are looking at two new ways to pack more people onto Muni Metro trains.
The City of San Francisco is cracking down on a property owner it calls a slumlord, after numerous complaints about filthy living conditions at a building on Turk Street.
A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.