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.
Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During PandemicTenants and tenant advocacy groups are calling for a national rent strike on May 1st and are pleading with the government for rent forgiveness during the pandemic. They said if renters can't work due to the shelter-in-place order, then they can't pay.
SF Supervisors Call For Corporate Landlord Veritas To Delay Sale Of 76 BuildingsSan Francisco Supervisors are asking the city's largest corporate landlord, Veritas Investments, to hit the pause button on selling dozens of buildings.
Landlords Might Have To Disclose Finances To Raise RentLandlords in San Francisco might soon have to disclose their finances to raise their tenants' rent after the Rent Board Commission considered new regulations Tuesday night.
Oakland City Council Votes To Close So-Called 'Duplex Loophole'Oakland city council members voted early Wednesday morning to close an eviction loophole that was putting hundreds of renters at risk of getting kicked out of their homes.
Oakland May Close 'Duplex Loophole' To Stop New Landlords From Evicting TenantsThe City of Oakland may be on the verge of closing what's known as the "duplex loophole" which gives new owners the right to evict tenants.
Oakland Chinatown SRO Tenants Allege Elder Abuse, Wrongful Eviction In Rental LawsuitThe lawsuit claims fair housing violations, habitability defects, wrongful and constructive eviction and elder abuse by owners, landlords and managers of a single-room occupancy building on the edge of Oakland's Chinatown.
San Francisco Supervisors Target City’s Bed Bug Problem San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors tackled the city’s bed bug infestation this week when they unanimously approved legislation giving property owners, tenants and the Health Department more tools to deal with the problem.
San Francisco Rent Board Sides With Smokers In State Ordinance DisputesSan Francisco landlords who want to ban smoking entirely on a property will not be able to evict a tenant who smokes if smoking was allowed in the apartment when the tenant signed a lease.