200+ Families To Be Forced Out Of San Jose Apartment Complex After City Council RulingSome 200 families may soon have to move out of a rent-controlled apartment complex in San Jose after the city council cleared the way for denser, market-rate apartments.
Oakland Chinatown SRO Tenants Allege Elder Abuse, Wrongful Eviction In Rental LawsuitThe lawsuit claims fair housing violations, habitability defects, wrongful and constructive eviction and elder abuse by owners, landlords and managers of a single-room occupancy building on the edge of Oakland's Chinatown.
Rent-Controlled SF Tenants Saved When Land Trust Buys BuildingA community land trust has bought another San Francisco apartment building, using a new tactic to try and save affordable housing from the red-hot pace of development.
Quest For Extra Cash With Airbnb Turns Into Nightmare For South Bay HomeownerA South Bay landlord who wanted to make some extra cash by renting out a room through Airbnb is in need of a place to stay herself since the tenants refuse to leave.
Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb RentalsSan Francisco's Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
San Francisco Artists' Protest Eviction Notice From Market Street SpaceArtist tenants in a mid-Market area building have been given a 30 day eviction notice. But they’re not going without a fight.
Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment ComplexesOakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said on Wednesday that her office has secured settlements that will require landlords to address what she says are unsafe and inhumane living conditions at two rental properties.
San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck DownSan Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.
Judge Refuses To Block SF Law Increasing Relocation Payments To Evicted Tenants; Trial Put On Fast TrackA federal judge in San Francisco declined Friday to issue an immediate order blocking a new city law that sharply increases the relocation payments landlords must give tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
Tenants Of San Francisco Mission District Building Say They’re Being Unfairly Evicted About 30 tenants of a San Francisco Mission District-apartment building say they’re being unfairly evicted and didn't have proper warning to do anything about it in court.
Airbnb Hosts Call For Progressive Home Sharing Laws In San FranciscoAirbnb hosts and supporters have launched the "Fair to Share" campaign aimed at helping to tax and regulate home sharing in San Francisco.
Tenants Rights’ Group Protests Against ‘Illegal’ Share Rentals In San Francisco’s North Beach Demonstrators in San Francisco have posted neon green warning signs on the outside of some apartments where the director of the Tenants Union says people have been evicted under the Ellis Act and landlords are now renting apartments through websites like Airbnb and VRBO.