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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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Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

December 20, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

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Window smashed, tires slashed in Oakland incident as total of three buses are stopped in protests.

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San Francisco City Hall Hearing Puts a Face on Ellis Act Evictions

November 15, 2013 | 8:39 am

San Francisco City Hall Hearing Puts a Face on Ellis Act Evictions

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With new data showing a rising tide of evictions, those struggling to hang on to housing speak out.

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5 Reasons Landlords Say They’re Not to Blame for High Rents and Evictions

November 12, 2013 | 12:59 pm

5 Reasons Landlords Say They’re Not to Blame for High Rents and Evictions

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Do property owners deserve all the blame for spiking rents and a rising number of evictions? Think again.

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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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S.F. Among Best Places to Live if You’re Under 35, Report Says

November 7, 2013 | 1:56 pm

S.F. Among Best Places to Live if You’re Under 35, Report Says

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Residents may gripe about San Francisco’s shortcomings, but outsiders still think we’re pretty hip.

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San Francisco, Oakland Rents and Home Prices Still Climbing

August 8, 2013 | 8:59 am

San Francisco, Oakland Rents and Home Prices Still Climbing

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Apartment hunters are well aware that prices in the city are at budget-busting levels. In San Francisco rents in July were up 8 percent over last year, according to a report out from real estate website Trulia. Things aren’t much better in Oakland, which has seen a 5.6 percent hike. That puts both cities in […]

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Data Indicate Apartment Rents Falling (Slightly) in San Francisco

July 19, 2013 | 11:18 am

Data Indicate Apartment Rents Falling (Slightly) in San Francisco

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There is some early evidence that rents in San Francisco, which have generated widespread concern in recent years, might finally be leveling off. According to data gathered by the rental startup Zumper, median rents for one- and two-bedroom apartments actually fell slightly between May and July. The company, which says it carries the “vast majority” of […]

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