San Jose Council Keeps 5% Increase For Rent-Controlled ApartmentsThe San Jose City Council voted 6-5 on Tuesday night to maintain the current 5 percent annual rent increase for apartments under the city’s Apartment Rent Ordinance without landlords being able to bank any unused percentage points to another year.
San Francisco May Guarantee Evicted Tenants' Right To Legal CounselWeeks after advocates announced a ballot measure guaranteeing tenants legal counsel in evictions, two San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday announced legislation that would do largely the same thing.
Milpitas Apartment Residents Face EvictionHundreds of Milpitas residents have been told to prepare to pack up and move out of their apartments to clear the way for a new development by building owners.
East Palo Alto Landlord, Son Arrested For Targeting Rent Controlled TenantsAn East Palo Alto landlord and his son are facing charges in connection with an alleged plot targeting tenants in rent controlled units.
Pacifica Residents Debate Proposed Waterfront DevelopmentA fight is heating up as developers look to build homes and businesses on a quarry near Pacifica's Rockaway Beach near U.S. Highway 1.
California Investors Buy Up Apartment Complexes In Eugene, OregonA large apartment complex in Oregon has sold to a group of California investors for $31 million.
Bay Area Rental Prices Keep Rising, Cooling Economic GrowthThere's increasing evidence the price of housing is blunting the Bay Area's economic turnaround as renters continue to face mounting pressure.
Ex-Tenants Sue Over Deadly SF Mission District Building FireDozens of former tenants are suing the owners of a San Francisco building that was the scene of a deadly January fire.
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.
Antioch Apartment Complex Fire Leaves 29 People Without HomesA three-alarm fire that ripped through an apartment complex in Antioch Wednesday morning displaced 29 residents, an official with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
Study: SF Losing Rent-Controlled Apartments As Fast As Its Adding Affordable UnitsSan Francisco is basically running in place when it comes to affordable housing. The City is losing rent-controlled units and gaining affordable apartments at the same pace.
Bay Area Serial Squatter Evicted For 8th Time In 6 YearsA family accused of defrauding landlords appears to be at it again. Last year, KPIX 5 was there when they were evicted from an apartment in San Bruno. This week, they were found squatting in Daly City.