COVID Evictions: California Lawmakers Agree To Help Cover Some Unpaid RentCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday agreed to use $2.6 billion in federal stimulus money to pay off up to 80% of some tenants' unpaid rent — but only if landlords agree to forgive the rest of their debt.
COVID: Rents Falling Fast In San Francisco-Bay Area Cities Due To PandemicResearchers at AdvisorSmith found that ten of the top 25 cities in the U.S. where rents are falling the most are in the Bay Area, as compared year-to-year.
COVID Rentals: San Francisco Bay Area Rents Plummet Amid PandemicSan Francisco Bay Area rent prices have fallen to levels that haven’t been seen since the last recession.
San Francisco Company Offers Rent Guarantee to Small LandlordsSay you're a landlord and you could guarantee that, if your tenant doesn’t pay rent, you don’t lose money? Zumper, an online rental platform, is launching a first-of-its-kind rent guarantee program aimed at doing just that.
COVID Reopenings: Contra Costa Supervisors Vote To Extend COVID Rent Moritorium Through January 2021The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended protections for residential tenants who can show they are missing rent payments due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic through January 2021.
49ers Make Stadium Rent Payments To Santa Clara OfficialsThe San Francisco 49ers made two rent payments Tuesday for Levi's Stadium to the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, a payment for September that was past due and the subject of a dispute, and a second for October.
Santa Clara Officials Claim 49ers Owe At Least $2.7M In Levi's Stadium RentOfficials with the Santa Clara Stadium Authority this week made moves to collect on what it claims is at least $2.7 million the San Francisco 49ers owe in unpaid rent on Levi's Stadium.
49ers Will Pay City Of Santa Clara September Rent In Full According To Lease AgreementThe San Francisco 49ers said Wednesday that it plans to pay September's rent in full, according to its lease agreement.
New State Bill Would Extend Evictions Moratorium 5 MonthsA newly-proposed bill would temporarily protect people from COVID-related evictions until February of 2021. Gov. Newsom considers it a compromise bill to help tenants while balancing the impact on landlords.
Pandemic Cools San Francisco's Red Hot Rental MarketRent prices are dropping in pricey San Francisco while the suburbs remain steady. The City is still the priciest place for rentals, but that may not be the case for long.
Owner of Shuttered Mountain View Restaurant Sued by Landlord for Missed RentDespite a statewide moratorium on evictions, a restaurant owner on the Peninsula is being sued by his landlord for failing to pay rent even though the business has been closed since March.
Renters In Oakland, Cities Nationwide May Lose Their Homes When COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium EndsWhen California a moratorium on evictions it was to prevent people who lost work from ending up homeless. But the back rent is piling up and experts say if something isn’t done the results could be disastrous.
San Francisco Weighs Permanent COVID-19 Eviction ProtectionsCity officials in San Francisco are considering extending eviction protections that were put in place during COVID-19 indefinitely.
California Restaurants Impacted By COVID-19 May Soon Be Allowed To Renegotiate RentsRestaurants, bars, and cafes across California may soon be able to renegotiate their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, under a proposal being considered in the legislature.
State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From CoronavirusThe government would cover rent payments for some low-income Californians impacted by the coronavirus under a proposal backed by state Senate leaders.