Supervisor Considers Limits For Leaving SF Commercial Spaces VacantAs sky-high rents in San Francisco continue to squeeze out small businesses, leaving a rising number of empty storefronts, one lawmaker says the city needs to start cracking down on commercial landlords.
San Francisco Couple Wins $3.5 Million Wrongful Eviction VerdictA San Francisco couple scored a major legal victory against their former landlord for wrongful eviction Friday with a record verdict of more than $3.5 million.
'Dungeon' Landlord Allegedly Preyed On San Francisco Church MembersA San Francisco landlord accused of renting out an illegal living space described as a "dungeon" used a church to prey on his victims, according to court documents.
KPIX 5 Confronts San Jose Landlord Over Cockroaches, Poor Conditions After reporting on a San Jose apartment complex where residents lived in deplorable conditions, KPIX 5 confronted the landlord when he paid a visit.
San Jose Landlord Accused Of Squalid Conditions, Illegal Rent HikesIn Dan Fiorenza's apartment, the cockroaches came from everywhere. And that's not all.
San Francisco Landlord Fined $2.7 Million For Illegal EvictionsA San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled against a landlord accused of ongoing harassment of tenants and illegal evictions in a lawsuit filed by the city, issuing a sweeping order that voided all pending evictions, prohibits further contact with tenants and levies nearly $2.4 million in penalties.
DA Angry With Ruling In East Palo Alto Landlord CaseAn East Palo Alto landlord was sentenced to probation, community service and a fine Wednesday for attempting to drive poor tenants out of his complex.
Oakland Apartment Building Residents Report Poor Conditions, BedbugsThe Oakland City Attorney’s office has secured an injunction against landlords of an East Oakland apartment building after residents said they are living in inhumane conditions.
Landlord Of Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Retains AttorneyThe landlord of an Oakland warehouse where 36 people died in a fire earlier this month has retained a Southern California-based attorney.
Oakland Landlord Fights 'Mega-Evictor' Label, Blames CityA landlord on Oakland’s Housing Task Force is being blamed for being part of the city's housing crisis.
East Palo Alto Landlord Accused Of Bullying Tenants Appears In CourtAn East Palo Alto landlord accused of bullying his tenants makes his first court appearance.
East Palo Alto Landlord, Son Arrested For Targeting Rent Controlled TenantsAn East Palo Alto landlord and his son are facing charges in connection with an alleged plot targeting tenants in rent controlled units.