The Uptown renters and landlord will hash it out at a hearing Monday with the city, which has found habitability violations at the property.
Oakland’s gone through a building boom. How many people are living in this new housing, and what’s life like downtown?
The city is working on regulations for short-term rentals, years in the making.
Residents of one of Oakland’s oldest live-work warehouses are facing an Ellis Act eviction.
Developer Michael Johnson filed a claim for financial damages, while tenants gathered this week to reflect on eight months of loss, uncertainty, and stress.
Residents and organizers are pushing the city to launch a rental inspection program to catch habitability issues.
With pandemic eviction moratoriums over, cases have shot up and the court is overwhelmed. Meet the sole judge handling the influx.
Residents of Coliseum Connections have been uprooted for seven months. They recently protested outside their landlord’s home.
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The East Bay Rental Housing Association would support property owners in Rent Adjustment Program hearings under a new proposal.
Landlords trying to evict over a lease violation will have to prove that it caused them “substantial actual injury.”
Oakland’s moratorium is still in place but ends in July. Berkeley’s expires Aug. 31.
At a City Council meeting that lasted until midnight, officials voted to sunset the pandemic policy while adopting new tenant protections.
Officials will also decide whether to increase the support for displaced Coliseum Connections tenants to $4 million.
Tenants say shards of glass have repeatedly fallen on their balconies and the sidewalks of 17th Street and Broadway.
Oakland has yet to set an expiration date for the pandemic policy.
Oakland’s ban on evictions will remain for now but passions were high Tuesday as county officials rejected tenant protection policies amid a landlord protest.
Tenants in a downtown Oakland “co-living” building were asked to agree to some unusual terms in order to receive a rent reduction after a hot water outage.
Displaced Coliseum Connection renters said they’re “appalled” by the lack of assistance they’ve gotten.
The Coliseum Connections landlord hasn’t filed for permits to begin necessary electrical repairs, the city said.