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SF Renter Says Landlord Is Raising Her Rent 400 Percent With $12,500 Security Deposit

A 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.

03/15/2015

A sale pending sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Listing Prove Some European Castles More Affordable Than A San Francisco Condo

And 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.

03/13/2015

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Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

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Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A Moratorium

Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.

02/27/2015

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Unlimited Uber Rides Offered If You Buy This 1-Bedroom Condo In San Francisco

Moving 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.

02/26/2015

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Bay Area Man’s Envisions Small Living Spaces To Relieve Housing Crisis

A solution to the Bay Area’s housing crisis could be inside a man’s garage. His vision requires only 64 square feet of living space.

02/19/2015

Unique York with her mother, Denise Anderson. (CBS)

20% Of Nation’s Homeless Public School Students Live In California

More than a million homeless students attend public schools in the U.S., but the highest percentage is right here in California.

02/19/2015

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Airbnb To Pay Millions Of Dollars In Back Taxes To San Francisco

The short-term housing rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay back taxes owed to San Francisco that were estimated to be millions of dollars.

02/19/2015

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Steep Competition For $400-A-Month Affordable Housing Complex In Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ranked fifth for the nation’s biggest rent hikes last year.

02/18/2015

(CBS)

San Francisco’s Housing Crisis Forcing Owners To Give Up Hundreds Of Pets

San Francisco’s housing crisis is affecting pets as well as people, according to officials with San Francisco’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

02/17/2015

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