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In San Francisco, Rooms for $1,000/Month Are Now Scarce

April 2, 2014 | 9:30 am

In San Francisco, Rooms for $1,000/Month Are Now Scarce

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The time of affordable rooms in San Francisco may be long over.

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Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

November 8, 2013 | 8:00 am

Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

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Law passed in the ’80s lets landlords ‘go out of business’ — and force tenants out of their units.

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San Francisco Rents Vary Widely by Neighborhood

May 24, 2013 | 11:48 am

San Francisco Rents Vary Widely by Neighborhood

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The apartment rental startup Zumper has updated its maps of the median rents for one and two bedroom apartments in San Francisco by neighborhood. It found that the median price for a one-bedroom in the city is now $2,764. The median price for a two-bedroom is $4,000. The median is the numerical value separating the […]

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Silicon Valley Has Nation’s Highest Rents

April 16, 2013 | 2:47 pm

Silicon Valley Has Nation’s Highest Rents

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It comes as no surprise to anyone who has tried to find an apartment in Silicon Valley. But in case you had any doubt, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed on Tuesday that rents there are the highest in the country. The Census says that its 2011 American Community Survey found the estimated “gross median rent” […]

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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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