The 14 percent hotel tax is expected to net millions of dollars a year for the city of San Francisco.
Skyrocketing rental prices in the Bay Area, especially Silicon Valley, are showing no sign of easing up, according to a new survey.
A San Francisco-based car sharing service that hopes to compete with the rental car industry has announced a $25 million funding round.
Is the City of San Francisco going after homeowners who are renting out their homes to vacationers? One San Francisco homeowner believes they are.
In 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.
In 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.
State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is bringing legislation to Sacramento which could change the Ellis Act—the provisional law that has been used as a method for tenant evictions in San Francisco.
Tenants advocates in San Francisco want the Board of Supervisors to do more about the number of evictions in the city.
Real estate website Zillow, has launched a new app for Android that helps people figure out the value of homes and is now aiming to help renters as well.
KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the new film directed by Tom Hanks and starring Hanks and Julia Roberts. Plus, ‘Page One: Inside the New York Times.’