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.
San Jose Set To Bar Discrimination Against Renters With Section 8 Vouchers Amid the ongoing housing crisis, the city of San Jose is on the verge of adopting a new ordinance to make it easier for low-income residents to find housing.
San Jose Google Development Could Increase Rents By $235M, Report FindsGoogle development in downtown San Jose could result in $235 million in rent increases by 2030 if nearly 5,300 affordable homes and 12,500 market-rate homes do not enter the market, according to a report released Wednesday by a San Jose nonprofit.
Hundreds Of Santa Clara County Workers Protest As Supes Discuss $8B BudgetHundreds of Santa Clara county workers protested outside the county building Wednesday as supervisors continued finalizing a more than $8 billion budget for next year.
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.
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.
Van Ness Construction Woes Prompt Landlord To Sue Japanese Internment Camp SurvivorDelays and construction issues for the Van Ness Improvement project have led to financial hardships for small business owners, including a WWII Japanese internment camp survivor.
Bay Area Online Housing Calculator Shows Where You Can Afford To LiveA newly online developed housing calculator is putting the Bay Area's sky-high housing prices into perspective.
Teen Twin Girls Speak Out Against High Cost Of Housing In AlamedaThe high cost of housing is a problem across the Bay Area, but in Alameda, city leaders have been getting an earful about the issue from two 13-year old sisters who are not afraid to speak up.
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.
Hayward Passes Emergency Ordinance To Protect RentersEffective immediately, landlords can no longer evict tenants without cause in Hayward.
Median 1-Bedroom Rent In San Francisco Soars To Nearly $3,700 A MonthAlready known for outrageously high rents, the monthly rent in San Francisco has just hit a whole new level.
Tenants Say Renovations Are Pushing Them Out Of Rent-Controlled HousingAs San Francisco cracks down on owner move-in and Ellis Act evictions, tenants rights groups are worried about a new loophole: It’s being called “renoviction."