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.
Measure Y Would Close 'Just Cause' Eviction Loophole for Oakland LandlordsMeasure Y on the Oakland ballot would make it much harder for some landlords to evict tenants whenever they want without "just cause" restrictions.
Oakland City Council Moves To End Multiplex EvictionsJust days after a KPIX 5 undercover investigation exposed realtors in Oakland coaching buyers on how to evict tenants, city lawmakers are taking action to close the legal loophole renters are falling through.
Caught On Video: Oakland Realtors Coach Buyers On How To Profit From Tenant EvictionKPIX 5's undercover cameras were rolling as realtors at open houses in Oakland, openly explained how to maximize our return by evicting tenants -- all within an earshot of the person living there.
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.
Abducted Oakland Landlord Rescued After Police ChaseA landlord dispute with a tenant escalated into a kidnapping and police chase through the streets of Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.
New San Francisco Tenant Protections Make Evicting Renters, Raising Rent Even TougherSan Francisco supervisors today passed new tenant protections making it harder to evict renters or raise the rent after some evictions and making it easier for tenants to add roommates.
Grandmother In Rent-Controlled Apartment Accused Of Dealing Drugs By New San Francisco LandlordA 70-year-old grandmother is fighting to stay in her rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco’s Mission District after a new landlord accused her of buying drugs for neighbors.
Tenant Of Rat-Infested Sacto Apartment Catches Rodents On Video To Get Out Of Her LeaseA Sacramento-area apartment infested with rats lead to an ugly landlord-tenant showdown. Neither side would budge until a video camera caught the critters creeping around.
Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For TenantsThe city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.
Airbnb Host Forced To Pursue Eviction After Vacation Renter Becomes Squatter, Refuses To LeaveA San Francisco woman who rented out her Southern California vacation home on Airbnb said her latest guest is a squatter who is refusing to leave.
San Bruno Landlord Accuses Tenant Of Being 'Serial Squatter' A San Bruno woman is trying to evict a tenant she accuses of defrauding landlords, and being a serial squatter.
Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists San Francisco's City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.
Lincecum Gets Big Win, Awarded $100,000 In Dispute With Ex-Landlord Two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has won a settlement with a former landlord that sued him. The Chronicle is reporting the Giants pitcher has been awarded a $100 settlement from the former landlord.
Macy's Lease For Online Offices Adds To SF Tech Real Estate BoomSan Francisco landed another big commercial tenant Thursday, and hit a milestone in its drive to make the city a hub for high technology.