SF Tenants Say Non-Stop Renovations To Rent-Control Property Amount To Eviction HarassmentIt’s not an easy job to get tenants on rent control to leave a building. In fact, in the past few years San Francisco has passed even stricter eviction laws. But more than 100 tenants of the city’s biggest landlord tell us they think he’s trying to annoy them into self-eviction.
Milpitas City Council Rejects 2 Rent Protection ProposalsTwo proposals that were expected to protect renters in Milpitas were rejected by city council members Tuesday night.
El Cerrito Considering Measures To Assist RentersA package of measures intended to assist renters - including a rent registry and a just cause for eviction ordinance—will be considered Tuesday by the El Cerrito City Council.
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.
Prop 10 For Increased Rent Control RejectedA measure to allow more rent control in California was trailing significantly in early returns. Proposition 10 was losing by roughly 20 percentage points with more than 2.9 million ballots counted.
California Statewide Election ResultsHere are the results of the California statewide ballot issues including governor, lt. governor and the ballot propositions.
California Statewide Ballot PropositionsHere are the election results for the statewide propositions.
KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA Poll: Newsom Leads Cox, Prop. 6 Gas Tax Repeal Likely To PassLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a double-digit lead over John Cox in the race for California governor, a new KPIX 5/Survey USA poll finds. Meanwhile, a measure to repeal the recently enacted gas tax hike is also leading.
Controversial Prop 10 Would Change Who Can Create Rent ControlThe high cost of housing is one of the biggest issues in the Bay Area, election year or not. That's why Prop 10 is creating such a buzz on this year's ballot.
Battle Underway To Repeal Mountain View Rent Control MeasureA rent control fight heating up in Mountain View between property owners and housing advocates could extend into 2020.
LA-Based Nonprofit Funds Ballot Measure to Spread Rent ControlThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation has poured more than $12 million into a ballot initiative to let cities and counties regulate rental fees in buildings that state law currently shields from such control.
Rising Rents Take Toll On East Bay Mobile Home CommunityRent at a San Leandro mobile home park just skyrocketed by nearly 60 percent. Neighbors are hoping that the city can step in and help, but chances for relief are slim.
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.
California Democrats Endorse Rollback Of Rent Control RestrictionsThe California Democratic Party Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent-control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return power to regulate rents to local communities.
Oakland Rally Calls For Repeal Of Rent Control LimitsOakland community organizers and politicians will gather on the steps of Frank H. Ogawa plaza Monday afternoon to demand a repeal of the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.