Cash or Credit? Renters in San Francisco Need Both – BiglyThe average credit score for people who successfully leased an apartment in 2017 in San Francisco was 724, compared with the nationwide average of 650.
2 New Studies Show Shrinking Supply of Affordable Bay Area HomesTwo studies released Friday show the number of homes for sale in the Bay Area for half a million dollars or less is falling.
Half Of Bay Area Residents Thinking About Leaving Over Home PricesHome prices in the Bay Area are so high that half of all local residents are thinking about leaving, new research suggests.
Apple 'Spaceship' Campus Lands In Bay Area Growth DebateFor some, Apple’s new campus stands in opposition to all of those ideas about smart growth and housing development near job centers.
Black Homeowners Struggle As U.S. Housing Market RecoversA new report found African-Americans aren't sharing in the recovery, even as whites, Asian-Americans and Latinos slowly see gains in home-buying.
High-Rise Condo In San Francisco Offering Too Much Parking?A high-rise condo is going up at Market St. and Van Ness Ave., in San Francisco, but a neighborhood group says it offers too much parking.
Poll Shows Attitudes Toward Bay Area Housing Strongly Influenced By AgeWhile the poll showed generational differences in support for new housing, it also showed growing support among all voters.
Dozens At City Hall Protest Eviction of 100-Year-Old Woman from Her S.F. ApartmentIris Canada had been in a lengthy dispute with her landlords, who claim she has not lived in the apartment at 670 Page St. for years.
Oakland Residents Displaced From Building Under Renovation File LawsuitWith its lofts and turn of the century Victorians, West Oakland has become home to many Bay Area artists and musicians. But as gentrification transforms the neighborhood, those residents are getting pushed out.
Vallejo Rebounds From Recession And Realtors RejoiceThe city of Vallejo is bouncing back from recession and bankruptcy and local real estate prices show it.
SF-Style Rent Control Spreads Across Bay AreaTenant demand for protections is shifting to the suburbs in the Bay Area as priced-out workers flee to bedroom communities in search of cheaper dwellings.
SF Renter Says Landlord Is Raising Her Rent 400 Percent With $12,500 Security DepositA San Francisco renter posted online a letter she received from her landlord which raises her rent by 400 percent, and adds a 12,500 damages deposit to her lease in an effort to force her to leave.