kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead


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.



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.


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.



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


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.


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 5–03/22/2011

(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 5–03/09/2011

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Hayward Landlord Accused Of Providing Tainted Water

When you turn on the tap, you assume that water comes from a trusted source. But several Hayward families said they had no idea what they were drinking.

KPIX 5–03/01/2011


San Francisco Supervisors Tackle Bedbug Infestations, Problem Landlords

Legislation designed to make it easier for San Francisco to correct public health nuisances in rental property is moving forward with the Board of Supervisors.