Home is where their hell is — that’s what tenants of a South of Market apartment building are trying to illustrate in a lawsuit that alleges a bevy of terrible living conditions despite paying market-rate rents.
Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco is seeking additional regulations on short-term rentals in the city, proposing that residents can’t rent out their homes or rooms on Airbnb and other sites for more than 120 days a year.
Think Bay Area Rent Is High? Rents Are Rising Everywhere Faster Than Inflation, Experts Say It’s Going To Get Worse
The average U.S. rent has climbed 14% to $1,124 since 2010. That’s four percentage points faster than inflation, and more than double the rise in U.S. home prices over the same period.
Trouble seems be following Contra Costa County School Board Trustee Jeff Belle, who is being evicted on top of having police called on him over the weekend after an alleged domestic violence incident.
Faced with square footages in the triple digits with rents approaching five digits, a pair of health care consultants grabbed a banjo, a video camera and some kitschy lyrics and uploaded the result YouTube to lament and possibly land a sweet new pad.
After being traded to the Oakland A’s last year, Samardzija stayed in hotels, rather than renting a spot in the Bay Area.
A spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.
Artist tenants in a mid-Market area building have been given a 30 day eviction notice. But they’re not going without a fight.
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.
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.