San Francisco Sues Landlord, Agent For Refusing To Accept Housing VouchersSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has sued a landlord and an apartment real estate agent for allegedly refusing to accept federal housing vouchers to subsidize apartment rents.
Section 8 Tenants In Santa Clara County Hit Hard By Federal CutsFederal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
Silicon Valley Housing Advocates Speak Out Against Section 8 Sequester CutsAffordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
Antioch To Settle Lawsuit Claiming Police Harassment Of Black Section 8 RentersThe city of Antioch agreed to pay $360,000 to settle a class action lawsuit alleging police formed a special unit to target and harass black residents who received subsidized rent.
Peninsula Group To Fight Cuts To Low-Income Housing AssistanceA Peninsula group that helps the homeless is condemening a bid by House Republicans to make deep cuts to federal low-income housing assistance.
Demand Remains High For Affordable Housing In Oakland10,000 Section 8 applicants will be selected from an expected pool of 100,000 for eligibility screening.