Bay Area cities topped the nation for rising apartment rental prices in 2011, according to a new report. Read More
Renters in East Palo Alto were successful Tuesday in approving increased protections for tenants and landlords with the passage of Measure H.
Supporters of the measure argued that it would protect tenants against unfair rent increases and require just cause for evictions. It also guarantees landlords fair returns on their investments.
There were no opponents organized against the measure. Read More
Bay Area native Greg Wimmer owns 11 units spread across three buildings in upscale neighborhoods. But currently, just four of them are used to house renters.
That’s because Wimmer decided to take a handsome but neglected seven-unit, 95-year-old building in Nob Hill off the rental market — by evicting the tenants — after he bought it in 2002. Read More