As San Jose’s real estate market stays hot, more mobile home park owners are being pressured to sell to developers. Mayor Sam Liccardo is proposing a six-month moratorium on such conversions.
A proposal to enact interim zoning controls, and thereby freeze the development of market-rate housing for 18 months in San Francisco’s Mission District, has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.
Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms.
A 45-day moratorium would affect two dozen projects in the city’s Mission District, which has witnessed skyrocketing prices amid a technology jobs boom.
Massage therapists and day spa owners say they are being hurt by a 45-day moratorium city lawmakers imposed on the opening, expansion and relocation of bodywork businesses.
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City’s Mission District.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent Control
Rents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.
The Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.