Several property owners and two landlord associations sued the city of San Francisco in federal court Thursday to challenge a new city law that sharply increases relocation assistance payments required for tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
The website Swapt claims to ease some of the anxiety that comes with apartment hunting by providing renters with reviews that cover over 500,000 apartment units throughout the nation.
mid soaring rents in Silicon Valley, a concerted effort by police, the District Attorney’s Office and the city officials is underway to ensure that landlords and investors are managing their properties responsibly in Santa Clara County.
Tenants at a rent-controlled apartment building in San Francisco’s Lower-Haight neighborhood say they’ve received notice from their landlord that they need to prove an annual income of $100,000 in addition to a high credit score.
A group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.
Tenant activists say a new evictions report by San Francisco’s Rent Board shows how serious the housing crisis has become in the City.
Airbnb, the website that helps travelers find a place to stay, is landing some property renters in trouble.
San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.
A husband and wife who have been called the “landlords from hell” for a series of attacks and threats against tenants in a San Francisco apartment building were each sentenced to more than four years in prison Friday.
A husband and wife dubbed the “landlords from hell” for a series of escalating actions and threats made against their tenants have pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges.