COVID Housing: Marin Supervisors Approve Rent Freeze For Parts Of CountyThe Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to adopt an emergency ordinance barring rent increases in specific census tracts in the county.
COVID Housing: Marin County Considers Barring Rent Increases Through End Of 2021The Marin County Board of Supervisors will consider adopting an ordinance Tuesday that would bar rent increases for the rest of the year.
Small Property Owners Want To Continue Raising Rents To Pay Off Their DebtSmall property owners showed up in droves to the Rent Board this week to debate whether landlords should be required to disclose their finances to pass along any debt. Currently, they don’t have to, and tenants want that to change.
Huge Rent Increase At 2 Vallejo Apartment Complexes Sends Tenants Into State Of PanicTenants at two apartment complexes in Vallejo just got slapped with a huge rent increase that could turn many of them out onto the street.
Redwood City Tenants Call For More Protections In Face Of Steep Rent HikesA group of Redwood City renters held a rally outside city hall Monday night urging city leaders to put a freeze on rent increases and just cause evictions before taking a closer look at new renter protection laws passed last year.
Alameda Family Faces $2,000 Rent IncreaseA family in the East Bay just learned their rent is about to go up by 133 percent: from $1,500 dollars a month to $3,500.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent ControlRents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
San Francisco Woman Facing $6,700 Rent Increase Posted Apartment On AirbnbA woman in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights who went public after her landlord raised her rent by $6,700 a month is under fire for offering her rent-controlled apartment unit on Airbnb.
San Francisco Woman 'Repulsed' After Landlord Demands $6,700 More In Rent Each MonthA San Francisco woman is being forced to move out, after her landlord raised her rent by almost $7,000 a month.
Section 8 Tenants In Santa Clara County Hit Hard By Federal CutsFederal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.
Sequester Cuts Could Mean Rent Increase For Santa Clara County Section-8 HouseholdsThe Santa Clara County Housing Authority Commission will on Tuesday consider a proposed 5% rent increase for the 18,000 households participating in the local Section 8 housing voucher program.