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308 Turk Street in San Francisco has been placed into receivership after city officials said the landlord, Atique Rehman, failed to fix complaints about deplorable conditions inside. (CBS)

San Francisco Cracks Down On Landlord Over Deplorable Conditions

The City of San Francisco is cracking down on a property owner it calls a slumlord, after numerous complaints about filthy living conditions at a building on Turk Street.

05/24/2013

A 'bed bug nymph, Cimex lectularius (CDCP)

San Francisco Supervisors Target City’s Bed Bug Problem

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors tackled the city’s bed bug infestation this week when they unanimously approved legislation giving property owners, tenants and the Health Department more tools to deal with the problem.

10/31/2012

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Tenants’ Rights Legislation Introduced By SF Board Of Supervisors

Legislation was introduced for consideration at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesay to help tenants who are harassed into moving by their landlords.

08/01/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of Rights

The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.

02/29/2012

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San Francisco Rent Board Sides With Smokers In State Ordinance Disputes

San Francisco landlords who want to ban smoking entirely on a property will not be able to evict a tenant who smokes if smoking was allowed in the apartment when the tenant signed a lease.

12/15/2011

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Outlines Extensive Jobs Plan

The plan focuses on creating a stronger network for small businesses in San Francisco.

10/04/2011

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Bill Lets California Landlords Ban Smoking In Units

The state Senate has approved a bill that would let landlords ban smoking on their properties, including inside rental units.

CBS San Francisco–05/09/2011

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Contra Costa Landlords Urged To Control Secondhand Smoke

Multi-unit housing owners in unincorporated Contra Costa are bound by law to protect tenants from secondhand smoke, but Denice Dennis said that many landlords apparently have not gotten the memo.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/06/2011

Nate Silin said he moved his family out of this Oakland apartment because his landlord would not fix an infestation of cockroaches. (CBS)

Ex-Tenant: Bay Area Landlord Didn’t Fix Roach Problem

As a controversial Bay Area landlord is being investigated over providing tenants tainted water; another former tenant has come forward with his horror story.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

DA Investigates Hayward Landlord Over Contaminated Water

Following a CBS 5 report, the Alameda County District Attorney’s office is investigating a Hayward landlord accused of providing his tenants contaminated water.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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