Oakland Protesters: Luxury Units Sit Empty While Residents Lack Affordable HousingSaturday’s march through the streets of Oakland wrapped up a week of housing protests. This day the protestors' message was that this is not a problem of scarcity.
San Francisco Landlord Agrees To Stop Passthrough Rent Increases On TenantsA fight between rent controlled tenants and San Francisco’s largest landlord has reached a truce.
Teachers Become Super-Commuters To Work In San FranciscoMost people have that one teacher who changed the course of their life forever, but increasingly, students in the Bay Area are losing the opportunity to have that kind of relationship with an educator.
Bay Area Supercommuters Drive Stockton Rent Increases to 2nd-Highest in NationThe cost of housing is going up almost everywhere in California but people in Stockton are being hit hard as a dwindling supply meets a burgeoning demand from so-called "super-commuters" working in the Bay Area.
Elderly And Low-Income Tenants Forced To Pay Landlord's MortgageElderly tenants living on a fixed income in San Francisco are paying the mortgage of the city’s largest landlord, and they say it’s getting to be too expensive.
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.