COVID Rentals: San Francisco 1-Bedroom Rents Begin 2021 Down 24% From Last YearThe median rent of a 1-bedroom apartment in San Francisco is down nearly 25% from a year ago, a sign of how much the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Bay Area rental market.
2020 In Review: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road -- Thousands Leave The Bay AreaLike thousands of other tech workers, William Hauser came to the San Francisco Bay Area from Ohio seeking a bright future in the epicenter of the digital world.
COVID Bay Area Exodus: Rents Continue To Tumble Across Bay Area, South Bay Sees 20% DropAs COVID cases climb and the exodus from the Bay Area continues, rents are falling with some of the biggest declines are in the South Bay.
San Francisco Studio Rents Down 31% Year-Over-Year As Pandemic Slump ContinuesRents in parts of the Bay Area continued to see massive declines during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the cost of a studio in San Francisco down more than 30 percent compared a year ago.
San Francisco Monthly 1-Bedroom Rental Cost Continues Downward TrendSan Francisco remains the most expensive American city when it comes to renting a one-bedroom apartment, but the monthly hit to the pocketbook will continue to drop amid the exodus from the San Francisco Bay Area of remote workers searching for more affordable housing.
Renter Relief? Bay Area Rents Dip Slightly After Years Of Increases A welcome development for anyone renting in the hot Bay Area market: Rents are dropping slightly after years of steep increases.
San Francisco, Silicon Valley Rents Fall; Up Elsewhere In Bay AreaThere's a new twist to the Bay Area's crazy rental market. It seems rents are falling in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, but going up in towns like Petaluma and Concord.
San Francisco Landlords Jump On Bandwagon To Build 'Hacker' HostelsPaying $1,800 a month in rent to share a bunk bed is hard to imagine anywhere but San Francisco. The people staying in them are not complaining. In fact, they apparently like it. But the real winner is the landlord.
Inside San Francisco’s Newest Rentals, Bunk Beds For $1,800 A Month Can’t afford an apartment in San Francisco? So-called “co-creative housing” is offering a bunkbed and lots of company. But is it legal?
San Mateo County Examining Rent Control Ordinance Amid Skyrocketing RentsCounty leaders said the recent tech boom has brought more jobs to the area, and the demand for housing has skyrocketed.
Bay Area Rents Rise By 15 Percent, Faster Than Any Other US Metro AreaThe cost of renting an apartment in Northern California is rising more quickly than anywhere else in the country.
Yelp CEO Reviews His Own Site On 10th Anniversary, Weighs In On Rising San Francisco RentsCEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn't seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp's evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while working at PayPal.
Bill To Halt Mass Ellis Act Evictions In San Francisco RevivedA bill that would allow the city of San Francisco to limit the mass eviction of tenants in rent-controlled properties has squeaked through the state Senate after the author agreed to make changes.
Analysis: With Bay Area Rents At Record Highs, How Do We Find Relief? According to a new report, rent across the Bay Area has reached record highs. The region has averaged nearly double-digit rises annually for the last three years.
SF Mayor Disputes Link Between Soaring Tech Sector, Rising RentsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has come to the defense of the city’s technology industry, saying the job growth in the tech sector should not be blamed for skyrocketing rents in the city.