Stephen Levy, Director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy in Palo Alto, said the skyrocketing prices are having wide-ranging effects on the economy.
KCBS’ Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Janan New, executive director of the San Francisco Apartment Association—a nonprofit and advocacy group for owners of rental property in the city. She says that they are contemplating a lawsuit over the relocation fees proposed by Supervisor David Campos and passed by the Board of Supervisors.
When people are forced to move they are heavily stressed. That’s the finding in a new report co-authored by the Alameda County Health Department on the possible downsides of new money coming into old neighborhoods.
Is the City of San Francisco going after homeowners who are renting out their homes to vacationers? One San Francisco homeowner believes they are.
A newly-launched peer-to-peer service aims to connect people who are desperate to find a decent bathroom with available places to go.
A San Francisco state senator is introducing a bill on Monday where new property buyers in the city would be forced to own their buildings for five years before they could evict renters.
Two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has won a settlement with a former landlord that sued him. The Chronicle is reporting the Giants pitcher has been awarded a $100 settlement from the former landlord.
A new co-working space has opened in Oakland, as there are continued concerns about the crime rate and increasing rent costs throughout the city.
Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.
Tommi Avicolli Mecca from San Francisco’s Housing Rights Committee addresses what she calls a housing emergency in the City, which includes; an “epidemic of evictions, scarce affordable housing, and the highest rents” in the country.