Building In-Law Units Gets Easier; New California Law Streamlines ProcessThe city-by-city patchwork of often-maddening rules that govern whether you can have a legal In-law apartment are about to change with a new statewide law that’s designed to create more affordable rental housing.
Rent Drops Slightly For San Francisco ApartmentsSan Francisco’s outrageous rents may be dipping, according to a new report.
Airbnb Could Be Forced To Verify Registration Under Proposed SF LegislationAirbnb and other short-term rental platforms operating in San Francisco would be required to verify that hosts are registered with the city before they advertise a listing under legislation announced this week.
San Francisco Newcomer Pays $400 Rent To Live In A Box In Friend's ApartmentAmid the Bay Area’s red-hot real estate market, a newcomer to San Francisco is living in a small wooden box at his friend’s home.
Craigslist Not Finding Most Scam Rental Listings, Study ShowsCraigslist is not spotting more than half of the scam rental listings posted on their site, according to a new study from New York University.
Corpse Discovered In Airbnb Rental Near ParisFrench authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose decomposing body was found in the garden of an Airbnb rental in suburban Paris.
San Francisco Office Rents Most Expensive In The CountrySan Francisco has become the most expensive place in the country to do business. It costs more to rent office space in The City than pricey Manhattan.
Bay Area Homeowners Hoping To Cash In From Super Bowl 50 RentalsIn less than 100 days, Super Bowl 50 makes its way to the Bay Area and lots of people are already looking for ways to cash in.
Woman Suspected Of Stealing $35K In Valuables From Airbnb Rental Home Arrested In Sonoma Co.A 27-year-old Richmond woman suspected of stealing $35,000 from a home she rented in San Francisco through the online lodging website Airbnb this spring was picked up by authorities in Sonoma County last month for narcotics-related violations, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
$4,252 Is San Francisco's New Median Rent PriceSan Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.
Mountain View Man Renting Small Tent Near Google For $965 Per MonthThe housing crisis in the South Bay is still in full swing.
Millions Of Apartment Renters In California Could Be Forced To Pay For Water During State's Historic DroughtMillions of apartment dwellers in California have been given a free ride when it comes to water, but now that water supplies are running low, those renters could have an added new expense.