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Protest over San Francisco artist tenant evictions (Margie Shafer/CBS)

San Francisco Artists’ Protest Eviction Notice From Market Street Space

Artist tenants in a mid-Market area building have been given a 30 day eviction notice. But they’re not going without a fight.

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Jeffrey's Toys in San Francisco. (CBS)

Famed San Francisco Toy Store To Close After Landlord Raises Rent To $40,000 A Month

One of the last toy stores in San Francisco is the latest victim of exploding rents. After receiving a letter from their landlord demanding a big increase, Jeffrey’s Toys on Market Street will shut down.

03/24/2015

Deb Follingstad, who lives in San Francisco's Bernal Heights, is facing a rent increase of more than $6,700. (CBS)

San Francisco Woman Facing $6,700 Rent Increase Posted Apartment On Airbnb

A woman in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights who went public after her landlord raised her rent by $6,700 a month is under fire for offering her rent-controlled apartment unit on Airbnb.

03/17/2015

Deb Follingstad, who lives in San Francisco's Bernal Heights, is facing a rent increase of more than $6,700. (CBS)

San Francisco Woman ‘Repulsed’ After Landlord Demands $6,700 More In Rent Each Month

A San Francisco woman is being forced to move out, after her landlord raised her rent by almost $7,000 a month.

03/17/2015

SF Rent Increase Letter Illustration

SF Renter Says Landlord Is Raising Her Rent 400 Percent With $12,500 Security Deposit

A San Francisco renter posted online a letter she received from her landlord which raises her rent by 400 percent, and adds a 12,500 damages deposit to her lease in an effort to force her to leave.

03/15/2015

The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Is Apple Getting Sweetheart Deals On Rent At Malls Due To Foot Traffic Its Stores Bring In?

Because of the amount of foot traffic Apple brings to malls, in many cases, the stores are able to negotiate for a better rental deal.

03/11/2015

Sylvia Smith of San Francisco is facing eviction. (CBS)

Grandmother In Rent-Controlled Apartment Accused Of Dealing Drugs By New San Francisco Landlord

A 70-year-old grandmother is fighting to stay in her rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco’s Mission District after a new landlord accused her of buying drugs for neighbors.

03/10/2015

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Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

santa rosa housing affordable rent expensive

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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