San Jose Renters Get Help From City Over Skyrocketing Rent Complaints The San Jose City Council has voted to almost double the budget of the rent arbitration panel. The action comes as rents continue to skyrocket and so do the complaints.
San Francisco Non-Profits May Get Rent Subsidies In Newly-Proposed Legislation San Francisco non-profits being squeezed by rising commercial rents may soon be getting a bail out from the City with newly proposed legislation to subsidize their rent.
San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company ShuttlesMayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Ellis Act Evicts SF RentersIn part two of Doug Sovern's 'Through The Roof' cover-story special he looks at how Ellis Act evictions lead to landlords converting their property into Tenants In Common units at the cost of those with rent-controlled apartments.