Oakland Paying Nonprofits $340K To Enforce Worker, Tenant LawsThe Oakland City Council is asking for outside help enforcing its minimum-wage and tenant-protection laws.
Soaring Rents Force More San Francisco Families Into Single-Room Residential HotelsIn San Francisco, whole families are increasingly living in apartments that were intended to house only one person, according to a new report released Friday.
New San Francisco Tenant Protections Make Evicting Renters, Raising Rent Even TougherSan Francisco supervisors today passed new tenant protections making it harder to evict renters or raise the rent after some evictions and making it easier for tenants to add roommates.
Bay Area Consumer Prices Jump 2.8% In 12 Months Outpacing Regional, National PricesPrices for consumer goods and services in the San Francisco Bay Area rose 2.6 percent in the last 12 months ending in August according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
New App Helps You Find The Roommate Of Your DreamsFinding a roommate and sharing rent costs in the Bay Area just got a little easier.
Will $6,500 For A 1-Bedroom Apartment In San Francisco Become The New Normal?The latest San Francisco housing market shocker comes courtesy of 435 Duboce Avenue, where a 1-bedroom apartment will cost you $6,500 a month.
Oakland Is Nation's Hottest Rental Market; Up 20 Percent To $1,980 Month For 1 BRMove over San Francisco, the hottest renter’s market in the U.S. is across the Bay in Oakland.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
$4,252 Is San Francisco's New Median Rent PriceSan Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.
Ford Launches Ride-Sharing Program For Customers To Rent Their VehiclesFord is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.
Millions Of Apartment Renters In California Could Be Forced To Pay For Water During State's Historic DroughtMillions of apartment dwellers in California have been given a free ride when it comes to water, but now that water supplies are running low, those renters could have an added new expense.
San Francisco Too Expensive For McDonald's?McDonald’s famous golden arches are vanishing from San Francisco, and real estate prices could be the culprit.