Category: Eviction Control

Eviction Control

New Rent Control Ordinances in the Bay Area

While San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley have had rent control and eviction protection laws in place for decades, tenants living in other cities around the Bay Area have not been so lucky. As a result, tenants in these cities have seen huge rent increases and a significant spike in evictions. Thankfully, there has been some pushback of late. In November 2016, several cities voted into law new rent control and... Read More

Protecting Your Rent Controlled Apartment: 3 tips to consider before someone moves in.

PROTECTING YOUR RENT CONTROLLED APARTMENT With rents in San Francisco among the highest in the country, rent controlled units have become a particularly precious commodity. As a result, landlords are finding new and creative ways to evict long term tenants as a means to collect higher rents. One of the ways landlords are attacking tenants is by bringing evictions based on breach of contract, or breach of the lease terms.... Read More