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In The News

Getting A Rent Reduction Due the Pandemic

Should I Get A Rent Reduction Due to Amenities Shut Down Because of the Pandemic?

Can I Get A Rent Reduction Due to a Loss of Amenities?  With some many businesses and services being shut down due to the pandemic, it's likely that you haven't been able to use common areas in your apartment complex like the gym facilities or even the roof top garden for several months. And you didn't even get to use the pool or jacuzzi during the warm summer months. Yet,... Read More

Study: Evictions Led to Additional Covid-19 Cases & Deaths

Covid-19 evictions

The results of a new research study on the relationship between evictions and Covid-19 cases is now available to the public. With tens of millions of people in the U.S. possibly losing their homes due to eviction in the upcoming months, this research suggests that up to 10,000 people have already died from Covid-19 because of a return of eviction proceedings. Background Information Related to the Study To help people... Read More

Five Tips for Negotiating A Covid-19 Rent Reduction

Top 3 Tips for Negotiating Covid-19 Rent Reductions

Who doesn't want a rent reduction?! With rising vacancies and eviction moratoriums triggered by the pandemic, San Francisco renters are finally in the driver's seat when it comes to negotiating rent reductions. Landlords are cutting rent by 10 or 20 percent, offering gift cards, free rent, or other incentives for signing a new lease. This might be your chance to take advantage of the climate. Even with this leverage, you... Read More