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.
LA-Based Nonprofit Funds Ballot Measure to Spread Rent ControlThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation has poured more than $12 million into a ballot initiative to let cities and counties regulate rental fees in buildings that state law currently shields from such control.
Rising Rents Take Toll On East Bay Mobile Home CommunityRent at a San Leandro mobile home park just skyrocketed by nearly 60 percent. Neighbors are hoping that the city can step in and help, but chances for relief are slim.
Rent For One Lavish Palo Alto Townhouse A Whopping $35,000 A MonthPenthouses that have just hit the market in Palo Alto are pricey, even by Silicon Valley standards. In one case, the monthly rent is more than some people pay in a year.
Elderly Berkeley Landlord Charged With Trying To Murder Tenant Over Unpaid RentAn elderly Berkeley landlord is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting one of his tenants over unpaid rent.
HUD Proposal Would Raise Rent For Millions In Public HousingMillions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.
Supervisor Considers Limits For Leaving SF Commercial Spaces VacantAs sky-high rents in San Francisco continue to squeeze out small businesses, leaving a rising number of empty storefronts, one lawmaker says the city needs to start cracking down on commercial landlords.
Tenants Complain S.F. Affordable Rental Program Lets Landlords Play FavoritesThere are numerous complaints about San Francisco's affordable rental program and they're coming from both tenants and landlords.
2 Santa Rosa Landlords Plead Not Guilty To Price Gouging During FiresTwo people pleaded not guilty to raising the price of their rental housing more than 10 percent after a declaration of emergency from the wildfires in October.