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."
Dorm-Style Apartments Aim To Reduce High Bay Area RentDeveloper Starcity proposes shared living, dorm-style apartment models to alleviate high Bay Area rent prices.
'Not Going To Die In This Apartment' - Berkeley Man Describes Shocking Attack By LandlordA Berkeley man talked to KPIX 5 Tuesday in an exclusive interview about his terrifying ordeal four months ago when his landlord allegedly shot him in a dispute over unpaid rent.
UC Santa Cruz Wants Staff To Rent Rooms To Students Due To Lack Of HousingA housing crisis has prompted University of California, Santa Cruz officials to ask faculty and staff to consider renting rooms to students.