Mountain View Rent Control Measure D Stirs Heated DebateThe battle over rent control in Mountain View is heating up as city officials try to define what is fair for renters and landlords.
A Housing Solution Success Story: Nonprofits Buy Buildings To Prevent DisplacementIt’s a San Francisco success story: nonprofits are increasingly buying buildings citywide to prevent displacement of rent controlled tenants.
Developers, Housing Advocates At Odds Over Plan For More Affordable Homes In San JoseAffordable housing advocates and property owners have attacked a plan the San Jose City Council is considering to spur renovation and new development of rent-controlled properties.
Landlords Might Have To Disclose Finances To Raise RentLandlords in San Francisco might soon have to disclose their finances to raise their tenants' rent after the Rent Board Commission considered new regulations Tuesday night.
Elderly And Low-Income Tenants Forced To Pay Landlord's MortgageElderly tenants living on a fixed income in San Francisco are paying the mortgage of the city’s largest landlord, and they say it’s getting to be too expensive.
California Lawmakers Approve AB 1482, Cap On Rent IncreasesCalifornia lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom legislation Wednesday capping rent increases as the nation's most populous state struggles with an affordable housing and a homelessness crisis.
State Senate Approves Bill To Cap Rent IncreasesA Bay Area lawmaker's bill to cap rent increases for most tenants in the country's most populous state has cleared a key legislative hurdle.
Clock's Ticking; State Lawmakers Eye Bills On Vaccines, Guns, Housing California state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police.
California May Soon Pass Statewide Rent Control BillGovernor Gavin Newsom reached an agreement with large landlord and tenant advocacy groups to advance a rent control bill.
Gov. Newsom Announces Deal to Cap Rising Rent PricesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom reached a deal with apartment owners and developers Friday on legislation that would cap how rapidly rents can rise as the state grapples with a housing crisis.
Disabled Tenants Sue Oakland Over Rent Control Laws, High Cost Of Accessible HomesDisabled tenants are suing the city of Oakland over rent control laws and the cost of accessible homes for the disabled, claiming they are being priced out of modern homes.
Leading San Francisco Landlord Accused Of Gaming Rent Control LoopholeTenants on rent control in San Francisco are fighting to stay, but they say large investors are pricing them out of their affordable apartments.
Residents Of Marin County Mobile Home Park Panicking Over Rent IncreasesTenants of a mobile home park in Marin County are panicking over rent increases that may cause some to lose their homes. It is a group of people who are especially vulnerable to the housing crisis.
Worsening California Housing Crisis Stymies State LawmakersPolitical wrangling around bills to cap rent increases, set rules for evictions and cut red tape to build housing reveals big splits in the Legislature when it comes to one of the most pressing issues in California.
Assembly Votes To Cap Rent Increases Amid California Housing CrunchThe California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America's most populous state faces a housing crunch.