San Francisco Rent Board Swamped As Rents, Evictions RiseAmid sky-high rents and a flood of evictions, the San Francisco Rent Board is unable to keep up with the overwhelming number of housing complaints.
San Francisco Tenants Outraged Over Lower-Haight Property Manager’s Costly Rental Requirements Tenants at a rent-controlled apartment building in San Francisco’s Lower-Haight neighborhood say they've received notice from their landlord that they need to prove an annual income of $100,000 in addition to a high credit score.
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.
SF, SJ Among Top 10 Cities For Renting Rather Than Buying A HomeYou've been told time and time again that buying a home is a better financial option than renting. But that's not true everywhere.
Oakland Rental Company, Non-Profit Renting Back Foreclosed HomesThey are fixing up the homes and then leasing them to tenants, who are given credit counseling, budget advice and credit towards buying the house themselves.
New Scam Targets Bay Area RentersBay Area renters need to be aware of a new scam popping up online. Some properties are being offered at rock-bottom rents by people who neither own, nor have control over, the properties.

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