Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation barring landlords from forcing renters to declaw or devocalize their pets to cut down on noise and property damage.
San Francisco lawmakers have postponed voting on a proposal that would make the city home to some of the smallest apartments in the country.
Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a proposed change to the city’s building code that would allow construction of among the tiniest apartments in the country.
Two developers agreed on Friday to build two high-rise apartment buildings in Downtown San Jose, where the demand for rental housing and desire for an urban lifestyle has grown.
A developer’s group is proposing the City of San Francisco change its building code to make the smallest living space in an efficiency apartment 150 square feet, down from the current 220 square feet.
A new report outlines a bold plan to develop the area surrounding the newest BART station in Warm Springs.
More people want to live in San Jose thanks to growth in the technology sector fueled by social media, making the greater San Jose area one of the most expensive rental markets in the Bay Area.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would let landlords ban smoking on their properties, including inside rental units.
Multi-unit housing owners in unincorporated Contra Costa are bound by law to protect tenants from secondhand smoke, but Denice Dennis said that many landlords apparently have not gotten the memo.
An anti-smoking group in Silicon Valley is trying to get more cities to enact smoking bans in apartment buildings, condos and townhouses.