Tenant Voices

Bellflower, Los Angeles
hi my name is Margarita, 
Philo, Mendocino
Tonight (or this morning) we are in the process of packing up our house of the last 10 nearly 11 months.  A house that we have loved and nurtured and brought from being the ugly duckling to beauty.  A house we thought would be our home for a long time.   But our landlord had other ideas and... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Hello. First I want say I am just getting over unlawful foreclosure actions by a corrupt HOA President and then an equally corrupt bank. It's been a decade, still stings badly, and I thought I'd learned what to avoid. Now, as an inured renter, I'm right back in the middle of such a disturbingly... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
I was hired as a property manger for a single family dwelling with 8 rental units in Echo Park area. 1905 it was built. The day I moved in, she said I needed to provide my own heating! Some days were 55 degrees inside and warmer outside, as there was no insulation. A stroke of synchronicity, one... continue reading
Fresno, Fresno
For the first time in my life me & my family are now homeless. I have 6 children, 2 with special needs and a husband that is legally blind. All this came about when I questioned my landlord regarding a $40. over charge every month on my rent for the past 4 years. When they responded with it was... continue reading
Fresno, Fresno
Hi my name is Veronica and i'm in need of help and getting a lawyer. My landlord has been doing some illegal stuff around the property and as a result my PG&E got shut off. I could not put in my name or anyone elses because PG&E was requesting a legit lease from the landlord, but he would... continue reading
ana
Tracy, San Joaquin
My name is Ana and I'm a mother of five children we are originally from Salinas, ca my life has change dramatically 3 years ago when my father in law past away my husnand change completly to a happy and goofy person he became angry and kept to himself we moved to arizona hoping he would cope better... continue reading
San Jose, Santa Clara
Myself Yvette Chambers is writing letter. Today for my voice civil rights. As a disabled citizen and civil rights for all citizens. All citizens should have a peace of mind. To return to their residence and their families. To be able to spend quality time with their love ones. Citizens should have... continue reading
San Francisco, San Francisco
Today at 1:45pm EST I received a knock on my apartment door and I looked in the peephole to a unknown white female in a black blouse. I asked her who she was and she stated that she had “something to give me.” When I refused to open the door she became enraged and started kicking and bamming the... continue reading
El Cajon, San Diego
Ive been a victim of discrimination as well as several other acts placed against me an my family leading up to  being wrongfully kicked out based off  a breech of contract due to in accurate charges placed on ledger bill. Property manager purposly manipulated my contract by finding loop holes to... continue reading
Marysville, Colusa
I moved onto a 1bd with one service dog and two small dogs my daughter drop off one of our family dogs that been in our family for 11yr  the owner tells me I have 2 days to get rid of him and if I don't  he will revoke my lease  my ? Can the owner do this to me
Tulare, Tulare
To keep it simple, I was living in a 4 bed 2 bath home with an office for 9 years. My 11 yr daughter and I only. I was lied to and never allowed to sign a written agreement. I was never allowed receipts to the rent i paid monthly. I only spoke and dealt with rental agent whom I learned raised the... continue reading
San Francisco, San Francisco
Prior to moving out of my apartment rented through Murphy Investments in San Francisco, I confirmed with Murphy Investments exactly how I would be returning my apartment key upon moving out of my apartment. Since I knew their office closed at 5pm, I confirmed that I would be able to drop off a key... continue reading
Soquel, Santa Cruz
My wife and I are second generation Californians born and raised in the SF Bay Area. I am 59 years old and have been a renter since 1979. Both my wife and I have worked hard all of our lives, taking our responsibilities as tenants seriously, always paying the rent on time, never being evicted or... continue reading
Wildomar, Riverside
My story:   Hey if someone can forward this on up the ladder to local, county, and state representatives who fight for affordable housing for those who rent, I would appreciate it. Let me tell you my story on this property gem right here: https://www.trulia.com/p/ca/menifee/26972-merced-st-menifee-... continue reading
Danville, Contra Costa
Our landlord became upset after learning my girlfriend rightfully moved in the home.  She began making life difficult by shutting off power, water, cable, cancelling home security services, house cleaner and gardener. When we called the utilities companies we were told that the landlord claims... continue reading
Kat
Fair Oaks, Sacramento
I am a permanantly disabled woman w/chronic mental & physical disabilities, who has been unfaily terminated by the SHRA, and my rights, (disability, woman's, housing & VAWA), were violated! Now homeless w/o la live in Aide, unable to afford rent, w/serious health problems, etc., I have had... continue reading
Vallejo, Solano
Hello I have only been a resident of vallejo for 9 years, 7 at my present address. My present landlord purchased these apts. 2 years ago has raised the rent once, last Aug. by 10% but wants to raise it again in April. She has given me advance notice within legal limits but wants a 30% increase...$... continue reading
Rio Nido, Sonoma
I was in the hospital for 10 days from respiratory arrest then cardiac arrest and due to have surgery very soon and my heart issues is life threatening and i have not been able to find a place for rent for a year now and homeless couch surfing with my 3 therapy animals and i am deaf ..
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
Ukiah, Mendocino
Landlord died 2015.proprety management took over. No repairs have been made to unit since. Stopped paying rent over 7 months ago. What can i do?

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