Proposed Law To Expand Rent Control Raises Ire Of LandlordsA housing hearing in San Francisco got heated Friday over a plan that would make it much easier for residents to find a rent-controlled place in California.
Rent Board Report: San Francisco Demolition Evictions Up 300 Percent Tenant activists say a new evictions report by San Francisco's Rent Board shows how serious the housing crisis has become in the City.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through the Roof – Solutions To SF’s Housing CrunchIn the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Rip-Offs, Cons Plague Bay Area Rental MarketIn part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.
Affordable Rentals Becoming Scarce In The Bay AreaAffordable places to rent are becoming more difficult to find, especially in the Bay Area, where rent is increasing rapidly in San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland.