Tenant Voices

Bellflower, Los Angeles
hi my name is Margarita, 
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
There have been on numerous accounts situations where the landlord has entered my premises without notification, and there have been situations where landlord has been notified of excruciating noise coming from apartment upstairs and has not been rectified. Also, inquiring on if landlord would be... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
To all those facing eviction, please be aware: the lawyers and courts can hurt you worse than your landlord. It happened to me…….   My landlord sold her duplex and needed me out of my rent controlled unit of 10 years in order for her sale to close escrow. She claimed my rent was more than I... continue reading
Concord, Contra Costa
I am filing a complaint or need information on how to file a complaint with the city of Contra Costa and the rental increase. I believe the city of Contra Costa should have rent control. It seems that everyday the prices are increasing and becoming unaffordable to the working class. Due to this... continue reading
Riverwide, Riverside
Our rental home was sold to an investor in New York a little more than a year ago. We have been living in the home now 2 1/2 years. We have never missed a rental payment and we made minor repairs to the property when needed. However, when the dishwasher quit working during the Thanksgiving holidays... continue reading
Sacramento, Sacramento
Me and my 5 year old son had a week left on our stay at the homeless shelter. I had to find a place asap. I drove by my old apartment complex and noticed unit #1 was vacant. We got the apt and moved in. Same landlord so I felt ok even though the apt was in terrible shape. It needed a make over. My... continue reading
Alameda, Alameda
My landlord does nothing to improve this 3 bedroom apartment we've been living in for 7 years, but every year he raises the rent. This year he tried to raise it twice in a year. I asked him why he was raising it without doing anything; he replied, "have you seen what apartments are going for on... continue reading
Sacramento, Sacramento
Me and my 5 year old son had a week left on our stay at the homeless shelter; I had to find a place asap.   I drove by my old apartment complex and noticed unit #1 was vacant. We got the apartment and moved in. Same landlord so I felt ok even though the apartment was in terrible shape; it needed a... continue reading
Chico, Butte
Hi, I'm Teal and I lived in Chico,Ca in a 3 bdr. 2bath apt. and had a landlord that did not uphold to the standards that they stated that they maintain to be. The unit carpet was not cleaned and we had to clean it the day we moved in as well as it was so old and used so, that the padding had worn... continue reading
Paradise, Butte
I paid a $900 deposit on a one-bedroom $650 apartment that was infested with cockroaches when I moved in. Landlord promptly tried to blame me for the infestation and does not respond to certified letters asking for pest control. Neighbors refuse to let pest control serviceman in, and so landlords... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Landlord allows his assistant to enter my house and steal my personal belongings and now I'm getting a restraining order and he started harassing me two weeks iTafter I moved in on section and tenants was always yelling get the fuck out
Laguna Niguel, Orange
Our landlord has told us on numerous occasions and letter postings that she is not in foreclosure. Now the sheriff has posted a notice of foreclosure on our door scheduled 3 days from today and the landlord refuses to give us our deposit so we can move out and gave us a 3 day notice to pay the rent... continue reading
Anahiem, Orange
Our landlord neglects routine maintenance, we do not have locks on our rear two sliding doors, we don't have a screen on our kitchen window. We have lived here for 15 years and he has done little to improve the livabilty of the house. Whenever something comes up, he makes an excuse not to do it,... continue reading
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
The 4 units in our building received a 40% and 65% increase within a 60 day period directly after the sale of our building in June of this year. Bailey Property Management offered us $2900.00 plus our security deposit back to leave the apartment 'immediately'. We could not accept their offer... continue reading
Berkeley, Alameda
Besides that we are renting the crappiest apartment ever at $3400 for two br, this is the worst meanest landlord I have ever met in my whole life. Our landlord decided to 'hire' his friend to sort about 4 paper boxes that were not properly put in the recycle bin by us, then charge us $100 for the... continue reading
Berkeley, Alameda
I am a disabled senior in residency in Albany, CA who has been the target of discrimination for the eleven years since moving here; I'm the victim of wrongful eviction 4 times since 2004; the current landlord wants me out, rather than comply with the ADA; the Disabled Person's and Unruh Acts; the... continue reading
San Jose, Alameda
So my mom lives in an apartment complex she is now being evicted.the aprtment are in terrible condition.They have cockroaches bed bugs and its just terrible.so they had a a court not so long ago and they said that apartment where in good living conditions since most of the people who live in this... continue reading
Whittier, Los Angeles
Monica Today at 11:12 AM ToGene Scott Dear Gene,
Berkeley, Alameda
I am a disabled resident and a senior citizen in residency at the Gateview HOA since 2004; the HOA through its several Managers and via certain of our Security, including the Albany Police; have taken me through wrongful/retaliatory evictions five times under color of law WITHOUT CAUSE; during my... continue reading
Newman, Stanislaus
I'm disabled on Sec. 8. Realtors in this area have a "Gentlemen's Agreement" not to rent to Sec 8 recipients. Isn't this illegal given Executive Order 13217 and the recent Supreme Court ruling?
Santa Clara, Santa Clara
I just got a pay raise and was looking forward to saving a little money for a rainy day, and now my landlord just took it all away. My rent went up exactly the amount of my pay raise 35%. How are we ever going to get ahead in this crazy real estate market? It takes two weeks of work just to pay... continue reading

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