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 Mayor Announces Plan To Briefly Freeze Evictions Of Federal WorkersSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has a plan to prevent federal workers from being evicted if they miss rent payments during the government shutdown.
SF Appeals Court Reverses Ellis Act Eviction Judgment, Sides With Long-Time TenantA state appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a judgment allowing the eviction of an 83-year-old man who has lived in a cottage in the North Beach district of the city for more than 30 years.
Oakland May Close 'Duplex Loophole' To Stop New Landlords From Evicting TenantsThe City of Oakland may be on the verge of closing what's known as the "duplex loophole" which gives new owners the right to evict tenants.
RV Dwellers Near Berkeley Marina Face EvictionsDozens of people living in RVs along the Berkeley waterfront are being told to pack up and leave. But many say they have nowhere else to go.
Wine Country Wildfire Survivors Victimized by Skyrocketing Rents, EvictionsSome survivors of the wine country wildfires are being evicted from their homes after sharp rent increases. Evictions in burn-affected areas are up - and up dramatically.
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.
San Jose City Council Approves Renter Protection MeasuresSan Jose City Council narrowly passed two measures Tuesday night designed to protect hundreds of thousands of renters in the city with stricter regulations for evictions.
100-Year-Old Woman In San Francisco Eviction Fight DiesA 100-year-old San Francisco woman who was involved in a lengthy and contentious eviction battle has died.
Appeals Court Strikes Down SF Law On Tenant Relocation PaymentsA state appeals court has struck down the city of San Francisco’s most recent law on how much relocation assistance landlords must pay to tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
Oakland Residents Displaced From Building Under Renovation File LawsuitWith its lofts and turn of the century Victorians, West Oakland has become home to many Bay Area artists and musicians. But as gentrification transforms the neighborhood, those residents are getting pushed out.
Oakland's Chinatown Tenement Residents Face Unbearable Conditions, EvictionsDozens of residents enduring poor living conditions at a tenement building in Oakland's Chinatown neighborhood may face eviction.
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.
Oakland Approves 90-Day Moratorium On Rent Hikes, EvictionsHoping to stem the city’s housing crisis, the Oakland City Council approved a 90-day moratorium on evictions and rent hikes.
Alameda Landlord Uses Moratorium Loophole, Evicts Whole Apartment ComplexEarlier this month, Alameda approved a temporary stop to rent hikes and evictions. But three days after lawmakers passed the bill, a new landlord used a loophole to evict all 31 families in an apartment complex.