Local Rents Poised For Pandemic-Induced Drop May Trigger Even Worse Affordability CrisisEconomists predict market-rate rent will drop in the Bay Area, which sounds like good news to the rent-burdened region, but the drop will likely worsen the housing affordability crisis for years to come.
Cash or Credit? Renters in San Francisco Need Both – BiglyThe average credit score for people who successfully leased an apartment in 2017 in San Francisco was 724, compared with the nationwide average of 650.
'Too Smart To Rent?' SF Mortgage Lender's Ad Campaign Stokes Renter ResentmentA mortgage lender’s advertising campaign in San Francisco is striking a nerve with current renters.
Tenderloin Nuns Get Reprieve From 50-Percent Rent HikeA couple of nuns dedicating their lives to helping the homeless in San Francisco's Tenderloin District are facing eviction, saying they can't afford to pay a proposed 50-percent rent hike.