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Steep Competition For $400-A-Month Affordable Housing Complex In Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ranked fifth for the nation’s biggest rent hikes last year.

02/18/2015

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

$100K San Francisco Tech Worker Asks Redditors For Advice On Living Out Of A Tent To Save Money

A San Francisco tech worker making over $100,000-per year took to Reddit seeking advice on how to live in a tent to avoid paying rent.

02/03/2015

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Farmers Feel The Sting Of Bee Rustlers — California’s New Outlaws

It’s a crime straight out of the wild west with a with a California twist. Bee rustlers have become the state’s new outlaws.

02/01/2015

The Oakland Food Pantry on Peralta Street in West Oakland. (Oakland Food Pantry via Facebook)

West Oakland Food Pantry That Serves 400 Families Threatened With Closure

A dispute between the building’s owner, who served on the board, and the board of directors over rent means the non-profit could close as soon as this weekend.

12/26/2014

Work crews at the site of a sinkhole at 6th and Lake streets in San Francisco's Richmond District. (CBS)

Craigslist Ad Offers ‘Just Opened Up’ San Francisco Sinkhole To Rent For $2,800

One clever Craigslist poster is offering to rent you a massive sinkhole that opened up in the street Wednesday after days of rain. The hole, at Sixth Avenue and Lake Street, was 20 feet by 30 feet Wednesday but had grown to 30 feet by 28 feet as of Thursday morning. The pit is 10 feet deep.

12/04/2014

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

San Jose Nearly As Unaffordable As San Francisco

Today’s development comes courtesy of Rent.com, who assembled a list of the country’s most populous cities, taking into account median household incomes and rental vacancy rates (provided by the 2012 U.S. Census) as well as their data of this year’s median rental rates.

11/25/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck Down

San Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.

10/21/2014

Rick Kitagawa

Rent Rise Forcing Artists To Flee San Francisco

Artist Rick Kitagawa and studio owner Solange Gabrielli worry that San Francisco will lose its reputation as a haven for entertainers, artists and colorful characters priced out of the city by soaring housing costs.

09/21/2014

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Nightmare Renters: Exchange Students Accused Of Trashing San Francisco Home Before Leaving Country

A San Francisco landlord thought she would give exchange students from Ireland a break on rent for staying in her home. But a break doesn’t begin to describe what she discovered when they moved out.

09/19/2014

A view looking east toward man-made islands of the Lake Merritt Bird Sanctuary. The Bellevue-Staten apartment building is in view, and the Oakland/Piedmont Hills are in the background. (Wikipedia)

Rental Boom Around Oakland’s Lake Merritt

The trendy neighborhood is attracting new residents and it’s driving up rents.

09/13/2014

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