Tenants Say Renovations Are Pushing Them Out Of Rent-Controlled HousingAs San Francisco cracks down on owner move-in and Ellis Act evictions, tenants rights groups are worried about a new loophole: It’s being called “renoviction."
SJ Officials Investigate Mobile Home Evictions Over Minor InfractionsThe city of San Jose is closely monitoring mobile home evictions after complaints came from residents saying they are getting pushed out for minor infractions.
Concord Delays Deal For 310 Apartments Near BART, Seeks Local HiringThe Concord City Council on Tuesday delayed a deal involving 310 market-rate apartments downtown, just blocks from the BART station, after asking the developer to come back with a commitment to hiring local, organized labor.
East Palo Alto Plans To Tear Down 150+ Aging Rent-Controlled UnitsA plan to demolish more than 150 rent-controlled apartments and build a massive new mixed-income development in East Palo Alto is being met with a mix of excitement and unease.
New Project Aims To Reinforce, Level Out Millennium TowerPlans were submitted Tuesday for a project to fix the Millennium Tower in San Francisco, which is sinking and has currently tilted 14 inches.
Bay Area Lawmaker Revives Proposal For More Housing Near TransitSen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, announced Tuesday he has introduced a bill that would allow for the construction of more homes near city hubs throughout the state.
Report: $60/Hour Needed To Afford 2-Bedroom San Francisco ApartmentA new survey finds prospective renters would need to earn $60 an hour to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in San Francisco.
San Jose Council Keeps 5% Increase For Rent-Controlled ApartmentsThe San Jose City Council voted 6-5 on Tuesday night to maintain the current 5 percent annual rent increase for apartments under the city’s Apartment Rent Ordinance without landlords being able to bank any unused percentage points to another year.
San Francisco May Guarantee Evicted Tenants' Right To Legal CounselWeeks after advocates announced a ballot measure guaranteeing tenants legal counsel in evictions, two San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday announced legislation that would do largely the same thing.
Milpitas Apartment Residents Face EvictionHundreds of Milpitas residents have been told to prepare to pack up and move out of their apartments to clear the way for a new development by building owners.
East Palo Alto Landlord, Son Arrested For Targeting Rent Controlled TenantsAn East Palo Alto landlord and his son are facing charges in connection with an alleged plot targeting tenants in rent controlled units.
Pacifica Residents Debate Proposed Waterfront DevelopmentA fight is heating up as developers look to build homes and businesses on a quarry near Pacifica's Rockaway Beach near U.S. Highway 1.
California Investors Buy Up Apartment Complexes In Eugene, OregonA large apartment complex in Oregon has sold to a group of California investors for $31 million.
Bay Area Rental Prices Keep Rising, Cooling Economic GrowthThere's increasing evidence the price of housing is blunting the Bay Area's economic turnaround as renters continue to face mounting pressure.
Ex-Tenants Sue Over Deadly SF Mission District Building FireDozens of former tenants are suing the owners of a San Francisco building that was the scene of a deadly January fire.