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.
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.