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Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

January 10, 2014 | 6:56 pm

Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

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Low-income residents say landlord wants them out to take advantage of rising property values.

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March 14, 2013 | 3:57 pm

A Guide to California’s Proposed Ban on Smoking in Apartments

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It’s move-in day. You’re sitting in the great new condo you just bought. And suddenly you catch a whiff of cigarettes coming from next door. If you’re a healthy-living type, your home-buyer happiness may be gone in a puff of smoke. Now California Assemblyman Mark Levine, D-Marin, is trying to address that problem with a […]

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How to Find an Affordable Place to Live: Tips from Bay Area Residents

November 8, 2012 | 1:14 pm

How to Find an Affordable Place to Live: Tips from Bay Area Residents

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San Francisco has been called the most expensive place in the country to rent housing, and average rent for a one-bedroom apartment is now $2,673 a month. It’s a source of frustration for many residence-seekers. A few weeks ago we shared horror stories by those upset over high prices and intense competition for Bay Area […]

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Tell Us Your San Francisco Apartment-Hunting Horror Stories

October 24, 2012 | 2:09 pm

Tell Us Your San Francisco Apartment-Hunting Horror Stories

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On Tuesday KQED News ran a radio story about how awful it is to look for a rental in San Francisco these days. From reporter Sam Harnett’s piece… My girlfriend and I spent three months this summer searching for an apartment. We saw over two dozen one-bedrooms, most for more than $2,200 a month, and […]

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Despite Demand for Apartments, New Construction Slows

June 20, 2012 | 11:21 am

Despite Demand for Apartments, New Construction Slows

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by Aaron Glantz, The Bay Citizen Although rents are soaring and demand for rental units is growing, developers are not building many new apartments, condominiums or homes in the Bay Area, according to a new report.The region added 6,382 housing units between April 2010 and July 2011, an increase of just 0.2 percent, newly released […]

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