The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.
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.
The plan focuses on creating a stronger network for small businesses in San Francisco.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would let landlords ban smoking on their properties, including inside rental units.
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.
As a controversial Bay Area landlord is being investigated over providing tenants tainted water; another former tenant has come forward with his horror story.
Following a CBS 5 report, the Alameda County District Attorney’s office is investigating a Hayward landlord accused of providing his tenants contaminated 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.
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.