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Rent Increase at Mobile Home Park
January 24th, 2011
Thousand Oaks Rent review Commission votes to lower a $260 rent increase to $60, which is still too much, say seniors on fixed incomes.

Landlord charged in severe beating of tenant in Visitacion Valley
by Mike AldaxSan Francisco Examiner
January 24th, 2011
Police say the San Francisco landlord has been on their radar for a while due to other violent incidents.

More victims of rental scam come forward
by Eddie GarciaKOB Eyewitness News 4
January 24th, 2011
KOB-TV in New Mexico reports on scams that trick tenants into renting foreclosed homes from people who don't own the proprties.

Ending redevelopment would hit 16 local cities
by Matthew T. Hall and Roger ShowleySign On San Diego
January 21st, 2011
Some cities receive a majority of their property taxes as redevelopment funds.

L.A. Clippers Owner Donald T. Sterling Inducted into Landlord Hall of Shame
by Patrick Range McDonaldLA Weekly
January 21st, 2011
The LA Weekly covers Donald Sterling's induction into the Landlord Hall of Shame.

'Renters' market' keeps Inland apartment rates low
by Leslie BerkmanThe Press-Enterprise
January 20th, 2011
Rents around the country rose in the first nine months of 2010 and dropped or remained the same at the end of the year.

Don’t Let Eviction Kill More Elders
by Tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia/PNNPoor Magazine
January 19th, 2011
Poor Magazine finds common ground with senior tenants in San Francisco's North Beach who face eviction by a developer who wants to build condos.

New Tower Will Transform Market Street
by Zusha ElinsonThe Bay Citizen
January 19th, 2011
The San Francisco developer whose drastic rent increases caused the city to enact rent control appears to have turned over a new leaf.

San Rafael mobile home park residents fear eviction
by Jessica Bernstein-WaxMarin Independent Journal
January 18th, 2011
The mobile park landlord gives a deadline for homeowners to make repairs that is much sooner than the deadline state inspectors gave them.

Part 1: The buildings are squalid, the tenants are fed up, and the landlords? They're still in business.
by Elizabeth Mohr and MaryJo WebsterPioneer Press
January 18th, 2011
A 3-part series exposes how notorious landlords in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region of Minnesota infuriate tenants and city inspectors alike.

Oakland hotel owner accused of soliciting arson
by Henry K. LeeThe San Francisco Chronicle
January 18th, 2011
Two buildings in the owner's possession are being investigated for uninhabitability.

Housing: New day, new plan
by Lompoc RecordLompoc Record
January 18th, 2011
Santa Barbara County needs more affordable housing, but homeowners don't want it in their neighborhood, so the Lompoc Record suggests approaching the issue from a different angle.

San Rafael residents victimized by eviction threats
by Wayne FreedmanKGO-TV San Francisco
January 17th, 2011
Residents say new mobile home park owner wants them out so it can triple rents.

Resolution to amend city's density bonus program approved by commission
by Peter DayHesperia Star
January 17th, 2011
City to offer developers incentives to add affordable, senior and low-income rental units to housing projects.

Folsom dumps affordable housing mandate
by Loretta Kalb The Sacramento Bee
January 17th, 2011
City Council votes unanimously to let developers meet state affordable housing goals on their own.

California's Trailer-Parks War: Owners vs. Renters
by Matt KettmanTime Magazine
January 15th, 2011
Mobile home owners fight the threat of increased rents for the spaces their homes sit on.

Oakland's Menlo Hotel tenants served illegal eviction notices
by Lynda CarsonIndybay
January 14th, 2011
Oakland's Menlo Hotel residents have been served illegal eviction notices by RMD Services, in an what appears to be an effort to intimidate the residents out of their housing!

Santa Maria landlord forced to pay $1 million for unsafe living conditions
by Monica QuinteroKSBY News
January 14th, 2011
California Rural Legal Assistance filed a lawsuit against a Santa Maria landlord on behalf of 62 tenants who lived in unsafe conditions.

Residents of Menlo Hotel ordered to vacate
by Cecelia VegaABC 7 News
January 13th, 2011
Forced to choose between terrible living conditions and the street, many residents don't know where to turn.

Battle over mobile home park rent increase wages late into the night
by Michelle KnightThousand Oaks Acorn
January 13th, 2011
Low-income residents of the Thousand Oaks park continue to fight exorbitant rent increases.

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