If 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.
Home is where their hell is — that’s what tenants of a South of Market apartment building are trying to illustrate in a lawsuit that alleges a bevy of terrible living conditions despite paying market-rate rents.
After George Lucas ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from his wealthy Marin County neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio, the filmmaker might be getting some payback with plans for one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area.
No, it’s not a dorm room — but it’ll cost you the same of putting three kids through college, medical school and then maybe leave you with some leftover change for retirement.
So how sad a story is too sad for a house to sell? When it comes to how desperate Bay Area home buyers have become – this house is still a gem. And speculators know it.
Pollution Tax On Downtown San Francisco Commercial Properties Proposed That Could Ease Housing Crunch
San Francisco is floating the idea of a pollution tax that would target downtown high-rise commercial properties in the hope of solving the city’s housing crunch.
Faced with square footages in the triple digits with rents approaching five digits, a pair of health care consultants grabbed a banjo, a video camera and some kitschy lyrics and uploaded the result YouTube to lament and possibly land a sweet new pad.
Plans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city’s planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.
A spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.
The housing market is crazy here in the Bay Area, so a career in real estate may be a good fit. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger on the new hot job. (3/25/15)