San Francisco Company Offers Rent Guarantee to Small LandlordsSay you're a landlord and you could guarantee that, if your tenant doesn’t pay rent, you don’t lose money? Zumper, an online rental platform, is launching a first-of-its-kind rent guarantee program aimed at doing just that.
Newsom Offers Clarification On COVID Eviction Protection, Unveils Website For Tenants, LandlordsCalifornia renters and landlords facing hardships because of the coronavirus pandemic are the focus of a new effort by the state to clarify the state's evictions laws and direct them to resources available.
Gov. Newsom Poised To Sign Bill That Keeps Foreclosed Homes In Hands Of ResidentsSB 1079, titled "Homes for Homeowners, Not Corporations," would give tenants, families, housing nonprofits and local governments first dibs on foreclosed properties before corporations.
Uncertainty Widespread Over Eviction Ban Expiration, Even After Bill's PassageTuesday is full of uncertainty for thousands of renters across the North Bay and beyond as a statewide temporary ban on evictions expires at midnight.
Santa Clara County Supes Vote To Extend Eviction Moratorium, Impose Fines For Mask ViolationsAmid a ticking "eviction time bomb" in Santa Clara County, the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an extension on the eviction moratorium for both private and commercial tenants.
Santa Clara Co. Lawmakers Consider Extending Eviction Moratorium Through September 30The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will discuss plans to extend its current eviction moratorium through September 30, providing broad protections for residential and commercial tenants suffering from the economic fallout of COVID-19.
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.
Renters In Oakland, Cities Nationwide May Lose Their Homes When COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium EndsWhen California a moratorium on evictions it was to prevent people who lost work from ending up homeless. But the back rent is piling up and experts say if something isn’t done the results could be disastrous.
San Mateo County Extends Eviction Moratorium Through End Of AugustSan Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to extend the countywide moratorium on residential evictions from July 28 to Aug. 31.
Report: Corte Madera Mall Stores Threatened With Eviction For Unpaid Rent During COVID-19 PandemicStore owners at a mall in Corte Madera reportedly received letters threatening eviction for unpaid rent, despite local lawmakers' efforts to protect tenants who cannot pay because of the coronavirus pandemic, and prohibit landlords from harassing them.
Landlords Face Ethics Of Public Safety Vs. Personal Privacy When Tenants Test Positive For CoronavirusDo tenants have the right to know if someone in their building tested positive? Can landlords demand an infected person to tell them?
California May Soon Pass Statewide Rent Control BillGovernor Gavin Newsom reached an agreement with large landlord and tenant advocacy groups to advance a rent control bill.
Disabled Tenants Sue Oakland Over Rent Control Laws, High Cost Of Accessible HomesDisabled tenants are suing the city of Oakland over rent control laws and the cost of accessible homes for the disabled, claiming they are being priced out of modern homes.
Residents Of Marin County Mobile Home Park Panicking Over Rent IncreasesTenants of a mobile home park in Marin County are panicking over rent increases that may cause some to lose their homes. It is a group of people who are especially vulnerable to the housing crisis.
Plan To Replace Mountain View Apartments With Pricey Townhomes Displaces DozensDozens of tenants in Mountain View are at risk of being priced out of town. A developer plans to tear down their complex and replace it with million dollar townhomes.