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."
Peninsula Woman Sues Former Landlord Over Deportation Threats During Eviction DisputeA Peninsula resident sued her former Burlingame landlord in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging the landlord illegally threatened to report her to immigration authorities during an eviction dispute.
Elderly Berkeley Landlord Charged With Trying To Murder Tenant Over Unpaid RentAn elderly Berkeley landlord is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting one of his tenants over unpaid rent.
Abducted Oakland Landlord Rescued After Police ChaseA landlord dispute with a tenant escalated into a kidnapping and police chase through the streets of Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.
Oakland SRO Landlord To Pay $1 Million Following Tenants LawsuitA judge approved a $1 million settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of tenants of a SRO hotel in Oakland's Chinatown that alleged the owner tried to force them out.
San Jose Landlord Moving To Colorado With Tenants In TowA Bay Area landlord is fed up with the high cost of living, so he's moving out. And he's taking his tenants with him.
Supervisor Considers Limits For Leaving SF Commercial Spaces VacantAs sky-high rents in San Francisco continue to squeeze out small businesses, leaving a rising number of empty storefronts, one lawmaker says the city needs to start cracking down on commercial landlords.
San Francisco Couple Wins $3.5 Million Wrongful Eviction VerdictA San Francisco couple scored a major legal victory against their former landlord for wrongful eviction Friday with a record verdict of more than $3.5 million.
'Dungeon' Landlord Allegedly Preyed On San Francisco Church MembersA San Francisco landlord accused of renting out an illegal living space described as a "dungeon" used a church to prey on his victims, according to court documents.
KPIX 5 Confronts San Jose Landlord Over Cockroaches, Poor Conditions After reporting on a San Jose apartment complex where residents lived in deplorable conditions, KPIX 5 confronted the landlord when he paid a visit.
San Jose Landlord Accused Of Squalid Conditions, Illegal Rent HikesIn Dan Fiorenza's apartment, the cockroaches came from everywhere. And that's not all.
San Francisco Landlord Fined $2.7 Million For Illegal EvictionsA San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled against a landlord accused of ongoing harassment of tenants and illegal evictions in a lawsuit filed by the city, issuing a sweeping order that voided all pending evictions, prohibits further contact with tenants and levies nearly $2.4 million in penalties.
DA Angry With Ruling In East Palo Alto Landlord CaseAn East Palo Alto landlord was sentenced to probation, community service and a fine Wednesday for attempting to drive poor tenants out of his complex.
Oakland Apartment Building Residents Report Poor Conditions, BedbugsThe Oakland City Attorney’s office has secured an injunction against landlords of an East Oakland apartment building after residents said they are living in inhumane conditions.
Landlord Of Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Retains AttorneyThe landlord of an Oakland warehouse where 36 people died in a fire earlier this month has retained a Southern California-based attorney.