Tenant Voices

Liz
Thousand Oaks, Ventura
I am being retaliatiated against, extortion, grievance hearings cancelled, private property searched during inspections, charging tenants for wear and tear, not giving  disabled with ssa bebeno  due process, constructive eviction for tenant organizing and speaking up when PHA breaks its own rules..... continue reading
San Marcos, San Diego
I have lived in my Mobile home for 6 years. I was on a lease for 4 years and then a Month to Month. Last year we were face a $650 dollar rent increase. Our owners Cal-Am tried to raise our rent. We battled we won. The park was a disaster we had slumlords that were lazy and refused to fix... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
I am a financial aid student attending UCLA full time and believe me it is tough to save enough money to pay rent every month...not to mention I must also save enough money to pay for food, utilities, books, gasoline, etc. etc BUT on top of trying to save money I must also go to school full time,... continue reading
Lea
Berkeley, Alameda
Some years ago my partner and I rented part of a rent-controlled house in Berkeley. We were good tenants - always paid on time and did improvements on the yard. Our landlord was friendly at first, but then threatened us with eviction when I became pregnant with our second child. He said that we... continue reading
Ted
San Francisco, San Francisco
My landlord continues to use the bottom floor of our apartment, illegally converted into a separate unit, as a party space. They are drunk and loud and have ruined our garden in the back yard. They forget to pay the electricity on a regular basis. We have already had our power shut off once... continue reading

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