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Red tagged and homeless
by Michael MooreMorgan Hill Times
August 5th, 2011
When a city declares a home uninhabitable, a family becomes homeless.

FORUM: The breaking of the mobile home park compact
by Al CiminoNorth County Times
August 4th, 2011
An Oceanside citizen speaks up for how rent control in mobile home parks protects seniors and people on fixed incomes.

Holes In The Floor; Renter Confronts Landlord
August 3rd, 2011
A mobile home landlord agrees to fix faulty floors.

Faye Dunaway offers to give up subsidized New York apartment
August 3rd, 2011
The actress says the landlord tried to evict her because she asked him to paint the apartment.

For Faye Dunaway, Real-Life Role in Housing Court
by Christine HaughneyThe New York Times
August 2nd, 2011
The actress who played a gangster in Bonnie & Clyde is accused of violating New York City's rent stabilization rules.

Rent Control Advocates Want Issue on the Ballot
by Claire MosesHoboken Patch
August 2nd, 2011
Hoboken, NJ, housing advocates collect signatures to overturn rent control rollbacks, but the city says too many are invalid.

Relocation Plan for Affordable Housing Projects Approved
by Parimal M. RohitSanta Monica Mirror
August 2nd, 2011
Santa Monica residents to be relocated due to the construction of senior affordable housing will receive financial support.

Who is watching the Watchdog? The San Diego U-T “disappears” its own reporting by moving it
by Anna DanielsOB Rag
August 1st, 2011
An Ocean Beach paper questions the correction of a San Diego Union-Tribune story about mobile home park residents who were paid to attend a city council meeting and speak in favor of rent decontrol.

Parkmerced issue won't make it on November ballot
by Will KaneSF Gate
July 30th, 2011
Housing justice activists fall 1,500 signatures short of giving San Francisco voters the chance to vote on the controversial development project.

Yucaipa Village MHP rent review hearing is a 12-hour ordeal
by Noelle KielyYucaipa/Calamesa News Mirror
July 28th, 2011
The mobile home park residents, many on fixed incomes, have to pay $81 more per month for their spaces and will have to kick in for the costs of the hearings, too.

Civil Grand Jury: Parkmerced tenant protections 'just talk'
by Rebecca BoweSan Francsico Bay Guardian
July 28th, 2011
The SF Civil Grand Jury report to the Board of Supervisors says "Tenants will live under a cloud of uncertainty, possibly for years."

Rent Control Board Slams City for Wasteful and Lengthy Legal Dispute
by Jason IslasThe LookOut News
July 28th, 2011
Santa Monica spends two and a half years trying to save $86.

Venice: Residents win extended protections at local public housing complex
by Gary WalkerThe Argonaut
July 28th, 2011
The settlement extends affordable housing protections for 20 years, ensures that no current households are displaced and gives tenants the right to purchase the properties through a tenant-endorsed non-profit in the event the owners choose to sell the development.

Evicted Holtville tenant wins settlement
by Roman FloresImperial Valley Press
July 28th, 2011
California Rural Legal Assistance wins a settlement in which the court order extends legal protection to all residents of the Klassy Kottages apartment complex.

Oakland tenants harassed over $2.5 million renovation scheme
by Lynda CarsonIndy Bay
July 28th, 2011
Oakland non profit housing developer continues to harass tenants with bogus notices over a $2.5 million renovation scheme at a 21 unit residential building.

Hotel Petaluma developer defaults on loan
by Lori A. CarterThe Press Democrat
July 28th, 2011
Tenants in a residential hotel face an uncertain future when the landlord is sued by his lender.

Miguel Wooding, Founder and Executive Director of Eviction Defense Collaborative, Dies
by Paul HogarthBeyondChron
July 26th, 2011
San Francisco housing rights advocates and activists mourn the loss of a great leader and good friend.

'Activists' were paid to go to Chula Vista council
by Wendy FrySign On San Diego
July 25th, 2011
At least one third of the people who spoke out in favor of lifting rent control at mobile home parks were paid to attend the city council meeting.

Rent control details draw objections
by Charles HandThe Valley Chronicle
July 24th, 2011
Mobile home park residents question whether San Jacinto's rent control ordinance protects them when they move to another home within the park.

Reports Shows San Jose Rents Soar
July 24th, 2011
San Jose metro area rents jumped 12.6 six percent from last year and the region has the highest average rent among the 43 metro areas surveyed, at more than $1,700.

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