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Residents, Neighbors Fight to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

May 12, 2014 | 4:34 pm

Residents, Neighbors Fight to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

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Mobile-home dwellers, mostly Latino and low income, would likely be forced to leave town if land is sold.

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‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

May 8, 2014 | 11:18 am

‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

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Study from UC Berkeley think tank says local governments need to take action if lenders won’t help.

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Oakland Imposes New Rules to Slow Down Rent Increases

May 7, 2014 | 11:34 am

Oakland Imposes New Rules to Slow Down Rent Increases

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Ordinance places new limits on rent hikes based on capital improvements to properties.

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Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

April 30, 2014 | 12:22 pm

Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

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Those who want more regulation of home-sharing, and those who oppose it, sound off at City Hall.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

April 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

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The law would protect against landlord harassment and relocation benefits for displaced tenants.

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Report: You Need to Earn $29.83 an Hour to Afford a 1-Bedroom in San Francisco

March 28, 2014 | 8:00 am

Report: You Need to Earn $29.83 an Hour to Afford a 1-Bedroom in San Francisco

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Living in the Bay Area isn’t easy, but for average-wage workers it could be worse.

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Supervisors Will Consider Legalizing San Francisco In-Law Units

March 25, 2014 | 4:22 pm

Supervisors Will Consider Legalizing San Francisco In-Law Units

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City officials estimate there are about 40,000 such units, about 10 percent of the housing supply.

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Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

March 13, 2014 | 12:11 pm

Richmond City Council Votes to Vacate Troubled Public Housing Complex

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Officials still need to decide on when they’ll move about 130 senior and disabled residents.

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Photo Essay: Seniors Fight Eviction From Affordable San Jose Homes

March 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

Photo Essay: Seniors Fight Eviction From Affordable San Jose Homes

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Rising property values and hot real estate market fuel developers’ interest in Winchester Ranch.

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