Project Home: Small Bay Area Landlords Keep Properties Vacant Because of Rent ControlVacancy rates are well into the double digits in cities across the Bay Area, but some small property owners say rent control has led them to keep some apartments empty rather than drop rent prices.
California Homeowners Wonder How To Pay Mortgage As Renters Withhold Payments Amid Coronavirus ShelteringMore than one million Californians have already filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. That massive loss of income has many wondering how to pay bills that are due next week.
Officials Using 'Scarlet Letters' To Force Quake RetrofittingThere's a new shame campaign in San Francisco to force building owners to make their buildings safer In the event of an earthquake.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Tax Property Owners Who Let Their Units Sit VacantA San Francisco Supervisor wants to tax out-of-town property owners who let their units sit vacant.