Cost of Living

$4,252 Is San Francisco's New Median Rent PriceSan Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.
Median Rent Jumps To $4,225 In San FranciscoA shocking new number representing the median rent in San Francisco shows just how expensive it is to live in the city.
Most Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On HousingThe surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent ControlRents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
SF Bay Area Tops List As Nation's Worst Place For RentersIf 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.
Oakland Residents Say Landlord Is Playing Dirty With 110% Rent IncreaseSome residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.
Listing Prove Some European Castles More Affordable Than A San Francisco CondoAnd these castles aren’t exactly fixer-uppers either — these are liveable, go-ahead-and-fill-the-moat, literally-fit-for-a-king residences that you can actually move into.
Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A MonthOne mother in San Mateo says rent's so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.
Unlimited Uber Rides Offered If You Buy This 1-Bedroom Condo In San FranciscoMoving around the city in a car is a painful experience for many residents who deal with traffic headaches and limited parking, that is, unless you plan to live at 2701 Van Ness Ave #604.
Steep Competition For $400-A-Month Affordable Housing Complex In Santa RosaSanta Rosa ranked fifth for the nation's biggest rent hikes last year.
$100K San Francisco Tech Worker Asks Redditors For Advice On Living Out Of A Tent To Save MoneyA San Francisco tech worker making over $100,000-per year took to Reddit seeking advice on how to live in a tent to avoid paying rent.
Time To Buy? Bay Area Home Sales Up In 2014 As Price Growth SlowsThe average price of a home in the Bay Area is up again on a year over year basis, data released today by property information service CoreLogic DataQuick shows.