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
Sacramento, Sacramento
No heat for 8 years I have written to you in the past regarding water problems, they have been resolved , it took 8 years. I rented a unit advertised to have central heat/ air. The wall heater has never worked. PGE and the park staff, worked on it. Last week the manager brought in a man to work on... continue reading
Galt, Sacramento
Hi! My name is Tamora and I have been living at my present residence going on for three years now. My story is much to long to list here because it involves too many issues that require a lot of explanation. However, I can give you a little background of my present situation. What I am mainly... continue reading
Vallejo, Solano
in October 03,2013 me and my family was evicted... I have 3 kids an a common law partner.In all 5 of us were staying at the place at the time of the eviction was done..I had it set up to pay my rent in the middle of the month, due to the way my pay check came the land lard was fine with taking the... continue reading
San Bruno, San Mateo
My apartment was recently flooded with raw sewage due to faulty pipes, the landlord is very tight lipped about the details. Myself and 3 other units were affected. I was told today by my renters insurance (American Modern Insurance) that sewage backup is not covered in my policy and they are unable... continue reading
Galt, Sacramento
Hi! My name is Tamora and I will give you a brief history or background about my tenancy issues. As long as I been residing here I California I for one reason after another had to relocate six or seven times because of either of unscrupulous landlords/ladies and bad tenants! My current situation is... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
My leasing agent called me at the end of the 12 month lease. He placed a standard 8% increase and offered me to renew the lease for either 6 month or 12 months. I felt pressured. I resisted and said I'm going MTM (month to month). He said they don't offer month to month lease renewals, but he can... continue reading
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San Jose, Santa Clara
My leasing agent called me at the end of the 12 month lease. He placed a standard 8% increase and offered me to renew the lease for either 6 month or 12 months. I felt pressured. I resisted and said I'm going MTM (month to month). He said they don't offer month to month lease renewals, but he can... continue reading
Merced, Merced
I have roaches, I still don't have my rental agreement,my bathroom window is to small so it wont close. My stepfather fixed my fence.I told my landlord and he did not care.my toilet has been backed up for a month he don't care. I went to pay my rent he would not take it. All he said is I... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
This is a senior's complex. We have fixed incomes. They used to increase the rent by $10 increments, now is $25. I am 73 years old, I have been living here for 14 years and I always place my Christmas decorations during that time of the year. Now, we have a new person under the tittle "property... continue reading
Los Altos, Santa Clara
Our landlord has decided not to renew our lease which means we need to be out January 31, 2015. However, My husband has just been diagnosed bi-polar and is going into a 12 week hospital program January through April 2015. I will be writing to the landlord asking for a holding over of 90 days, and... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
will be ellised within the year
Simi Valley, Ventura
My landlord is Colony American Homes (Wall Street) I moved into my house Aug 1st 2014. I am disabled. CAH has not only violated the ADA Laws the landlord laws and tenants rights as well. I don't even no where to start so I will tell one example. As of 9/12/2014 the pool (that is costing me $500... continue reading
San Diego, San Diego
My landlord had my shower floor replaced in 2004 or '05, before I moved in in 2006. Poor workmanship caused the shower floor to leak through to the unit below mine, in 2010. Again my landlord had a buddy of his do a job that was far beyond that guy's abilities, so that water doesn't drain but... continue reading
Clovis, Fresno
I was picketing outside of senior apts.Now manager have lied an said that I go around assulting tenants and employees to not only get me out of here but also to get me to lose my SECTION 8. I will be out in the streets with my dogs because no one is going to rent to me with what they have put on... continue reading
San Mateo, San Mateo
Thank you so much for addressing this issue. My roommate and I received a 700 dollar increase November 1st. Since it was ahuge percent increase they gave us until January 1, 2015. We have lived here for 4 years and never been late on rent and no complaints from neighbors. I wrote San Mateo Council... continue reading
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles
We’re pawns in a rich investor’s game. Dolls on display living in a condo that’s for sale. This is my first home in Cali. I’ve been here for 5-years. It started out at a reasonable price but the rents went up 30% in roughly the last 2 of the 5 years I’ve been here. There’s no justification for it... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
I have been living at this apartment for a little over 14 years. We have different managers and different expectations. We are seniors with fix income, however, the rent used to be increased by $10.00 increments, however, now, the increments are $25 (more than double) The manager makes a lot of... continue reading
Livermore, Alameda
I am under a lease with a community management association at an apartment complex. My income declined and I need to leave the lease early. The problem is that I am required to give 60 day notice and then pay an additional months rent even while not living here after I have moved out. I can't... continue reading
Chatsworth, Los Angeles
In a nutshell. I am being evicted based on a term lease expiration. I was renting a house for 5 years in Chatworth, CA. During that 5 years, the landlords were constantly disturbing my quiet enjoyment by making up excuses to come to the house to work on mainly the dam sprinklers. Not having... continue reading
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo
I volunteer to help homeless disabled find housing. In SLO County, all the subsidized housing projects have waiting lists years long, and the overwhelming majority of private landlords and property managemewnt companies refuse to accept Sec. 8, even thos who used to accept it a few years ago.... continue reading

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